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April 27, 1901

Infant-Feeding in Health and Disease. A Modern Book on all Methods of Feeding. For Students, Practitioners, and Nurses.

JAMA. 1901;XXXVI(17):1195. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.02470170041024

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Abstract

The object of this book is to answer a question that is so often asked the family physician: "What shall I feed my baby?" The introductory chapters are devoted to the anatomy and physiology of digestion in infants, the latter especially in relation to chemistry and physiology of the different periods of infant life. The various milks, artificial foods, methods of feeding and the relation of certain foods to special physical conditions of the infant are discussed in all their phases. The author makes use largely of German authors in his quotations, and his book is a reflection of modern German practice, to a great extent. It contains a mass of practical and valuable information, in regard to diet for the mother, before and after the birth of her child, management of the breasts, preparation of foods, management of a few of the minor ailments in infants resulting from errors

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