Doctor, What Shall I Eat?

Doctor, What Shall I Eat?

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...well; but a crock is to be referred to a. jug, since the former IS more easily cleansed). TO PREPARE THE MILK FOR THE BABY. Take from the crock enough for one feeding; add to this one-half part (one-third, if the child be under one month) pure, warm water, in which has been dissolved an even teaspoonful of sugar-of-milk and a pinch of phosphate-of-lime. If the milkman has ah-eady anticipated you, do not add the water. If the sugar-of-milk is not to be had, use a small lump of loaf-sugar. Put the milk into the nursing-bottle, and use immediately. After the child has had suflicient, throw the rest away--it is the best economy in the world l If allowed to stand in a warm place, it very soon becomes unfit for use. Prepare it fresh according to the above directions, every time the child needs feeding. Do not use the same bottle of milk throughout the night---sgepare it fresh at each feeding, as you would during the y. Never put a second supply of milk into a bottle containing the remains of a. j'ormer--use a fresh and clean bottle, even though no more than an hour has elapsed since the last one was used. Keep on hand some litmus-paper--to be had of any druggist--and dip a small slip of it into the milk occasionally. If, then, this blue paper turns red, the milk is acid, and unfit for use. THE CARE or THE BOTTLE. At least three (five is not too great a number) bottles should be kept for the baby, that some may be going through the cleansing process while one is in use. Select a stout bottle, having no lettering on it, and with no sharp angles. 'Use a simple, thimble-shaped, black rubber nipple. Black rubber is purer than the whitethe latter contains injurious ingredients. As soon as the child has taken enough for one feeding, empty more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 9781236955470