A Young Mother's Tokology; A Twentieth Century Book for Mothers and Nurses

A Young Mother's Tokology; A Twentieth Century Book for Mothers and Nurses

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...turning into lactic acid. x 140. Infants occasionally cannot for a time digest or retain in the stomach milk in any form. It is well in these cases to free the milk of its casein (curd). This is easily accomplished by adding a teaspoonful of the essence of pepsin to a cupful of lukewarm milk, after which the whey may be strained through a cloth or fine strainer and be prepared as if pure milk was used. x 141. For children who digest milk badly, "strippings" is of great utility. This can only be procured in villages and country districts. It is the milk obtained by remilking the cow after the ordinary milking, and is almost entirely free from curds and rich in cream. It must be used in less quantity than milk. x 142. Condensed milk is used to a large extent as a food for infants. It makes fat babies, and they are usually free from constipation. They are, however, rarely strong, in that it does not contain enough nutrient material to keep up perfect physiological growth. x 143. If no form of modified cow's milk agrees, resort must be made to the various dried milk foods, such as Carnrick's, Nestle's or Horlick's malted milk. While these foods alone do not seem to possess sufBcient nourishment for prolonged use, they are frequently of invaluable benefit as' stepping stones" to other foods, and can be used with confidence. 144. As children approach the age of one year, in addition to the regular milk food, it ia well to alternate with stale bread and milk, soda biscuits or crackers and milk, cookies and milk, well cooked cereals and blanc mange, both served with cream. After the age of one year, until the end of infancy--two and one-half years--in addition to the above the child may have beef tea, mutton, veal or chicken broth, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236884280
  • 9781236884282