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Ancient Egyptians estimated the time of gestation from 271 to 294 days, compared from the modern count of 282 days from the onset of the last cycle.The Egyptians believed that the uterus opened into the abdominal cavity, but also, that the alimentary canal coming from the mouth also connected with the uterus and the abdominal cavity.Emmer and barley, the lady should moisten with her urine every day, like dates and like sand in two bags. If the barley grows it will be a male, if the emmer grows it will be a female, if neither grow she will not bear a child.
Contraception was known, one suggested mixture involving acacia, carob, dates, all to be ground with honey and placed in the womans vagina.
Give her as much bread as she needs, and carry her as she carried you, for you were a heavy burden to her. There was a high rate of infant mortality, one death out of two or three births, but the number of children born to a family on average were four to six, some even having ten to fifteen.
When you were finally born, she still carried you on her neck and for three years she suckled you and kept you clean." It was also expected that the older son or child carry on the funerary provisioning of the parents after their death. The Greeks, who were accustomed to leaving infants exposed to the elements, were stunned to observe that every baby born to Egyptian families were cared for and raised. The Kahun, Berlin and Carlsberg papyri contain an extraordinary series of tests for fertility, pregnancy and to determine the sex of the unborn child.
"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.