Infant Feeding—Care Of Bottles, Etc.

A pint of cow’s milk a day for a new-born, eight-pound baby is boiled and allowed to cool, the scum taken off, and two tablespoons of sugar and eight ounces of boiled water added. We have then 24 ounces of fluid. This should be divided into six feedings, four hours apart, and will make four […]

Infant Feeding-the Kind Of Sugar Used-evaporated Milk

The first thing that is added to the milk mixture for feeding the newborn baby is sugar in some form. As we saw yesterday, cow’s milk contains about half as much sugar as mother’s milk, and in order to give enough nutritive value to nourish the baby and give it energy to grow, this extra […]

Infant Feeding-simple Formula For Newborn Baby

As should always be said at the beginning of a set of instructions for feeding the new-born baby, mother’s milk is the best. But if this is impossible, a feeding mixture can be constructed on which most babies will thrive. The most modern idea is to prepare the formula for one day’s feeding as follows: […]

Child Care – Infant Feeding – Mother’s Milk And Weaning

The best food for the new-born baby is human mother’s milk and, if possible, the mother should feed the baby up to the seventh or eighth month. If this time happens to fall in the summer months, it is best not to wean the baby even then. Weaning is a gradual process, and in some […]

Child Care – Infant Feeding – Cow’s, Goat’s Milk Standard

Either cow’s milk or goat’s milk will probably remain as the standard which most mothers will select to give the baby at the weaning period. The animal milk should be pasteurized or, preferably, boiled for infant use. If artificial feeding is to be the main source of nutrition from birth, animal milk will have to […]

Child Care – Bed-wetting

Enuresis, or bed-wetting, is a problem that arises in the development and training of a child in about one out of ten cases. One out of three or four households is, therefore, disturbed by it. It may be of all grades of severity and may cause every grade of worry to the parents. The amount […]

Child Care – Infant’s Energy Needs Higher Than The Adult’s

There is no basic difference between the diet used for the infant and the adult. The infant’s diet, like the adult’s, must fulfill certain requirements: (1) There must be enough of it. (2) There must be enough for growth and tissue waste. (3) There must be enough water, minerals and vitamins. (4) It must be […]

Child Care – Baby Easily Upset

The new baby is mostly digestive canal so it is not to be wondered at that this central mechanism easily gets upset. Some slight change in the quality of milk may cause diarrhea, with the passage of numerous watery stools but without prostration. Forcing the baby to eat or finish his bottle when he doesn’t […]

Child Care – How Intestinal Upsets In Infants Are Treated

Babies can stand nearly anything except infection. If they are not dressed up in too many clothes, it is surprising how well they stand hot weather. Their danger in hot weather comes from the possibility of implantation of germs in their intestinal canals. The germs enter with the food, especially milk. The most severe manifestation […]

Child Care – Simple Rules For Mother In Caring For New Baby

The new mother quite naturally regards her suddenly acquired responsibilities with considerable dismay. What is she going to do with this little living creature in order to keep it in the pink of condition? How is it to be fed, and how often? What is the technique of bathing it? What kind of clothes, and […]