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March 31, 1928

Your Growing Child. A Book of Talks to Parents on Life's Needs.

JAMA. 1928;90(13):1067. doi:10.1001/jama.1928.02690400063037

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Abstract

Recently child hygiene, child nutrition and child psychology have been the subjects of much discussion and investigation. There has been a need for the presentation of the newly discovered facts to parents in such form that they will be readable as well as understandable. The need is met in this book. The author believes that parents are responsible for the fate of their children in adult life. He thinks that proper shaping of the environment will assure the happiness and success of the child in later life. He points out that there are few children who must from birth be hopelessly doomed to a life of inferiority because of their heredity. Necessarily the subject matter has been condensed. This is a wide field and it could not possibly be completely covered in the space of a single volume. The author has carefully chosen and included the essentials. He has especially

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