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...
Stomach and Bowel Disorders among Infants

Stomach and Bowel Disorders among Infants

Disorder of the stomach and bowels is one of the most fruitful sources of the diseases of infancy. Only prevent their derangement, and, all things being equal, the infant will be healthy and flourish, and need not the aid of physic or physicians. There are many causes...