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August 18, 1917

The Baby's Food. Recipes for the Preparation of Food for Infants and Children.

JAMA. 1917;LXIX(7):587. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.02590340087031

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This book is prepared by the author in order to furnish young mothers, nurses and caretakers with recipes for the preparation of commonly used babies' foods. The recipes are collected from numerous reliable sources. The book includes, in addition to a great number of recipes, a table of weights and measures, and lists of mineral constituents and of the caloric value of various foods. The concluding chapters are devoted to diet lists for children of various ages and special diet lists for diarrhea and constipation. Instructions are also given regarding various mechanical and hydrotherapeutic methods for babies. The book will be found of great practical value to those for whom it is intended.

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