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January 1954


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AMA Am J Dis Child. 1954;87(1):67. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1954.02050090067009

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To the Editor:—It was stated in "A Breast and Bottle Shy Infant at 21 Years of Age" (Feldstein, G. J.: Am. J. Dis. Child. 77:374 [March] 1949), a follow-up report of "A Breast and Bottle Shy Infant, Nursing Only When Asleep" (Feldstein, G. J.: Am. J. Drs. Child. 35:103 [Jan.] 1928), that if she marries and has any children, it will be of interest to note whether this trait appears in any of her offspring. She has since married and was delivered of a full-term normal infant July 6, 1952. She had a normal pregnancy, delivery, and puerperium, the only problem being one of weight control; she gained 39 lb. (18 kg.) during her pregnancy. The infant was 7 lb. 14 oz. (3,570 gm.) and 21 in. (53.3 cm.) at birth and 20 lb. (9,070 gm.) at 15 months. The bottle was well taken, but there was

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