Dating remued pottery
These tests cover a wide range of procedures, including the induction of vomiting and examination of the eyes.
If a woman was given milk from one who had already borne a male child, and the milk was mixed with melon puree, if it made the woman sick, she was pregnant.
"Isis placed herself in front of [the woman], Nephthys behind her, and Heqet hastened the birth.
The child rushed forth into [Isiss] arms, his bones strongthen they washed him and his umbilical cord was cut.
They believed that the monthly cycle ceased during pregnancy because the blood was being diverted to create and sustain the embryo.
The medical papyri say nothing about the normal conduct of labor, and only representations of the magical birth of kings exist, as in the Westcar Papyrus.