The Health-care of the growing child

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Funk & Wagnalls, 1915 - Child care - 341 pages
 

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Page 22 - ... every action of the will, by every sound that is heard, by every object that is seen, by every substance that is touched, by every odor that is smelled, by every painful or pleasurable sensation, and so each instant of our lives witnesses the decay of some portion of its mass and the formation of new material to take its place. The necessity for sleep is due to the fact that during our waking moments the formation of the new substance does not go on as rapidly as the decay of the old. The state...
Page 309 - Then put the jelly into a saucepan, with white wine and brandy and flavoring to taste, with the shells and whites of 4 eggs well mixed together; boil for a quarter of an hour, cover it, and let it stand for a short time, and strain while hot through a flannel bag into a mold.
Page 344 - Cloth, 12010, 166 pages. Price, 75 cents, net; by mail, 82 cents. Funk and Wagnalls Co., Publishers, 44-60 E. 23rd St., New York, 1906. Suggestions and advice for infant feeding in health, and when the stomach and bowels are out of order, form the most important part of this excellent little work, which is a hand-book for mothers and nurses, and will be especially timely now that the baby's most trying period, hot weather, is at hand. The book covers the subjects of feeding in health and disease;...
Page 306 - Skin and chop up fine a small chicken or half a large fowl; boil it, bones and all, with a blade of mace, a sprig of parsley, 1 tablespoonful of rice, and a crust of bread, in a quart of water, for an hour, skimming it from time to time. Strain through a coarse colander. Clam Broth. — Wash thoroughly 6 large clams in shell; put in...
Page 308 - Break one egg into a teacup and mix thoroughly with sugar to taste; then add milk to nearly fill the cup, mix again, and tie over the cup a small piece of linen ; place the cup in a shallow sauce-pan half full of water and boil for ten minutes. If it is desired to make a light batter pudding, a teaspoonful of flour should be mixed in with the milk before tying up the cup.
Page vii - THE main object of this book is to instruct and guide the intelligent mother when remote from her physician, or to advise her sufficiently in case of emergency until medical help is required and can be procured.
Page 309 - ... 2 eggs. Wash the tapioca. Add enough water to cover it, and let it stand in a warm place until the tapioca has absorbed the water. Then add the milk and cook in a double boiler, stirring often until the tapioca is clear and transparent. Beat the yolks of the eggs. Add the sugar and salt and the hot milk. Cook until it thickens. Remove from the fire. Add the whites of the eggs, beaten stiff. When cold, add 1 teaspoonful of vanilla.
Page 199 - Seven weeks after birth the infant had an eruption on the palms of the hands, on the soles of the feet, and on the legs, quite typical of congenital syphilis.
Page 22 - Its substance is consumed by every thought, by every action of the will, by every sound that is heard, by every object that is seen, by every substance that is touched, by every odor that is smelled, by every painful or pleasurable sensation, and so each instant of our lives witnesses the decay of some portion of its mass and the formation of new material to take its place. The necessity for sleep is due to the fact that during our waking moments the formation of the new substance does not go on...
Page 288 - The head has four suckers surrounding which there is a circle of about twenty-six hooks. The length of the worm varies from ten to fifty feet.

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