Book Reviews
December 1944

All About Feeding Children.

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By Milton J. E. Senn, M.D., and Phyllis Krafft Newill. Price, $2.50. Pp. 269, with 1 table. New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1944.

Am J Dis Child. 1944;68(6):428-429. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1944.02020120062012

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At long last here is a book for mothers, written in a pleasing style, that covers meticulously all the everyday problems of nutrition from birth to adolescence. The authors offer their book as a supplement to the advice of the attending physician, thereby relieving him from the duty of giving time-consuming individual verbal instructions on preparations of food, the technic of feeding and the psychologic approach to new foods.

The title, "All About Feeding Children," is well justified. The authors discuss in detail every phase of what, when and how to feed infants and the other members of the younger generation.

The chapter on the breast-fed baby is commendable. It states that the pendulum is swinging back so that mothers now take pride in nursing their babies as nature intended they should. This chapter is full of good common sense and strongly urges every mother to nurse her baby if

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