How to teach your child to walk

How to teach your child to walk

Exercise is essentially important to the health of the infant. Its first exercise, of course, will be in the nurse's arms. After a month or two, when it begins to sleep less during the day, it will delight to roll and kick about on the sofa: it will thus use its limbs...
Bathing and Cleanliness during Infancy & Childhood

Bathing and Cleanliness during Infancy & Childhood

During infancy Cleanliness is essential to the infant's health. The principal points to which especial attention must be paid by the parent for this purpose are the following: At first the infant should be washed daily with warm water; and a bath every night, for the...
What to do if your child is deficient milk?

What to do if your child is deficient milk?

Deficiency of milk may exist even at a very early period after delivery, and yet be removed. This, however, is not to be accomplished by the means too frequently resorted to; for it is the custom with many, two or three weeks after their confinement, if the supply of...
What Mothers’ Can Do To Fight Off Diseases Of Children

What Mothers’ Can Do To Fight Off Diseases Of Children

The especial province of the mother is the prevention of disease, not its cure. When disease attacks the child, the mother has then a part to perform, which it is especially important during the epochs of infancy and childhood should be done well. I refer to those...
What is suitable clothing for Children

What is suitable clothing for Children

During infancy: Infants are very susceptible of the impressions of cold; a proper regard, therefore, to a suitable clothing of the body, is imperative to their enjoyment of health. Unfortunately, an opinion is prevalent in society, that the tender child has naturally...