François, French obstetrician, 1637-1709. See: Mauriceau maneuver, Mauriceau-Levret maneuver.
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The French obstetric surgeon Francois Mauriceau disagreed with performing a CS on living women because 24 cases of CS were carried out in the first half of the 17th century in Paris without a single maternal survivor.
The frontispiece portraits of authors are also skilfully analyzed, with a particularly informative comparison between contemporary conventions for reading the portrait of Louise Bourgeois (chapter 3) and of Mauriceau and Viardel (chapter 4).
Mauriceau admitted that many women would not be able to follow his advice.
Mauriceau presented the worst case scenario in his medical treatise.