By LOUIS FISHER, M.D. Price, $1. Pp. 247, with 8 illustrations. New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1930.
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This is the eighteenth edition of this handbook for mothers and nurses. New parts have been added regarding orthopedics, immunization against diphtheria and ultraviolet therapy. It is unfortunate that some of the older material has not been reedited; such statements as "nervous manifestations such as St. Vitus' dance have been believed to result from nervous shocks during pregnancy" and "boiled milk should not be fed for any length of time" are not exactly convincing.
THE HEALTH AND CARE OF THE BABY.. Am J Dis Child. 1930;39(5):1148. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1930.01930170235024