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October 16, 1909

Infant Feeding.

JAMA. 1909;LIII(16):1311. doi:10.1001/jama.1909.02550160067016

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This very attractive little flexible-covered manual is a worthy companion to the many compact, simple and extremely lucid guides to infant-feeding that have come to us from time to time from English pediatricians. While in many ways following ideas current in England and the United States, it has a marked individuality and we find different methods giving a greater or less proportional value as a result of Dr. Fowler's own experiences. Thus he devotes ten pages to Budin's method of feeding undiluted sterilized (forty minutes) cow's milk to nearly all infants, and reports results but little less favorable than those of the French author himself. Relatively little is said of sodium citrate, and then it is recommended only to meet certain definite indications, and not as a sort of infant-feeding panacea, to which some of Dr. Fowler's countrymen have exalted it. Dr. Fowler is lukewarm in his attitude toward the

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