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August 15, 1903

THE ESSENTIAL PRINCIPLES OF INFANT FEEDING AND THE MODERN METHODS OF APPLYING THEM.

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Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard University. BOSTON.

JAMA. 1903;XLI(7):416-421. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.04480040012005

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Abstract

MILK LABORATORIES.  The next question is where and in what way the modification of the milk is to be carried out. This problem has been to a great extent solved since the establishment of what are termed milk laboratories. Up to the present time the milk laboratories have been under the control of one company called The Waker-Gordon Laboratory Company, which was established in Boston in 1891 by Mr. G. E. Gordon, Mr. Geo. H. Walker and Mr. J. H. Waterhouse. These milk laboratories are intended to take the same position toward the modification of milk that apothecary shops have to drugs. That is, directions for substitute feeding can be sent in the form of a prescription to the milk laboratory, and should only be dispensed and sold under the direction of.a physician. It is well that this should be clearly understood, as it places the milk laboratories in the

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