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September 13, 1902

The Theory and Practice of Infant Feeding, with Notes on Development.

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By Henry Dwight Chapin, A.M., M.D., Professor of Diseases of Children at the New York Post-Graduate Medical School and Hospital. With Numerous Illustrations. Cloth. Pp. 325. Price, $2.25. New York: Wm. Wood & Co. 1902.

JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(11):649. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480370057024

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Dr. Chapin's contributions to this subject in periodical medical literature are well known and this volume from his pen deserves a cordial reception. The subject is one that is so much to the front at the present time that there is little reason for denying that a work of this kind meets a want. The subject is very thoroughly and clearly treated, the book is well arranged and made up and is throughout a convenient manual on the subject. The methods of preserving, examining, Pasteurizing, and sterilizing milk are given, as well as the methods for its modification for artificial infant feeding. The different special conditions which must be met in the diet, changes for different years, etc., are all considered and in the concluding section of the work the rules for calculating the growth of infants and their measurements are given in such a way as to be readily

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