May 1951

Healthy Babies Are Happy Babies: A Complete Handbook for Modern Mothers.

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By Josephine Hemenway Kenyon, M.D., and Ruth Kenyon Russell, M.D. Fourth edition, revised. Price, $2.50. Pp. 310. Little, Brown & Company, 34 Beacon St., Boston 6, 1949.

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1951;81(5):751. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1951.02040030764026

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There is nothing particularly unusual about this book. The material is in keeping with modern thinking about the care and management of infants and young children. Parents will find the advice given to be sound and reliable and expressed in simple terms easily understood. Answers will be found to most of the questions likely to arise in the rearing of normal children. Throughout the book care has been taken to advise professional consultation for all but the simplest difficulties. Physicians may safely recommend "Healthy Babies Are Happy Babies" to their patients.

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