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December 1926


Am J Dis Child. 1926;32(6):963. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1926.04130120160019

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This little book, now in its thirteenth edition, has been revised by Dr. L. Emmett Holt, Jr., to meet, in a practical manner, the constant advance in the care and feeding in infancy and in childhood, for the guidance of mothers throughout the land. Probably no book of this character has ever been so extensively used, and all are glad to see it continued in the new edition.

It might be safely said that next to information disseminated by the Children's Bureau of the United States Department of Labor, The American Child Health Association, and the various state and city welfare bureaus, no single publication has accomplished so much to keep the well baby well, to console the anxious mother, or to convince the mother of her limitations as this book.

Chapter three, relating to the care of the premature infant, has been revised. Most books on the care and

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