Hygiene of the Nursery: Including the General Regimen and Feeding of Infants and Children, and the Domestic Management of the Ordinary Emergencies of Early Life

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P. Blakiston, Son & Company, 1889 - Child care - 264 pages

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Page 7 - The Hygiene of the Nursery. Including the General Regimen and Feeding of Infants and Children, and the Domestic Management of the Ordinary Emergencies of Early Life, Massage, etc.
Page 6 - STARR. The Digestive Organs in Childhood. The Diseases of the Digestive Organs in Infancy and Childhood. With Chapters on the Investigation of Disease and the Management of Children.
Page 209 - The cows were milked at the unusual and abnormal hours of midnight and noon, and the noon's milking— that which alone was followed by illness— was placed, while hot, in the cans, and then, without any attempt at cooling, carted eight miles during the warmest part of the day in a very hot month.
Page 183 - For each portion ; to be given every two and a half hours, or thirtytwo fluidounces per diem. Diet during the sixth month ; six meals daily from 6 or 7 AM to 9 or 10 p.
Page 223 - ... and tie a piece of cloth over the top. Place the jar in a pot half full of boiling water, and keep the pot on the fire for four hours, simmering.
Page 120 - One cannot too soon begin to form the good habit of regularity in sleeping hours, and so far as circumstances will admit, the following rules may be enforced: — From birth to the end of the sixth or eighth month, the infant must sleep from...
Page 206 - ... 2. Cows must not be fed upon swill, or the refuse of breweries, or glucose factories, or any other fermented food. 3. Cows must not be allowed to drink stagnant water ; but must have free access to pure, fresh water. 4. Cows must not be heated or worried before being milked.
Page 184 - Two meals of flour-ball daily — the second and fourth — are all that can be digested. To prepare these, rub one teaspoonful of the powder with a tablespoonful of milk into a smooth paste, then add a second tablespoonful of milk, constantly rubbing until a cream-like mixture is obtained. Pour this into eight ounces of hot milk, stirring well, and it is then ready for use.
Page 207 - ... ice water, the water being of the same depth as the milk in the can. It would be well if the water in the tank could be kept flowing, indeed this will be necessary unless ice water is nsed.
Page 179 - The object to be accomplished in the preparation of cows' milk is to make it resemble human milk as much as possible in chemical composition and physical properties. To do this, it is necessary to reduce the proportion of caseine, to increase the proportion of fat and sugar, and to overcome the tendency of the caserne to coagulate into large, firm masses upon entering the stomach.

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