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Image from page 10 of "Indian babies : how to keep them well" (1916)

Identifier: indianbabieshowt00unitrich

Title: Indian babies : how to keep them well

Year: 1916 (1910s)

Authors: United States. Office of Indian Affairs

Subjects: Infants -- Health and hygiene Infant Care

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Government Printing Office

Contributing Library: University of California Libraries

Digitizing Sponsor: MSN



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(.1\E UAUV ILK.MV Ul CUUl., IJUU.KD WATEIl INDIAN BABIES : HOW TO KEEP THEM WELL. 9 nursing) may be omitted when the child is 4 months old. The fol-lowing table shows the nursing interval and the number of feedingsin 24: hours when the three-hour interval is used. Period. First and second days Thiid day to four months Four to seven months Seven to twelve months.. Nursings Interval in 24 hours. by day. Hours. 4 6 7 3 G 3 0 4 Night nursings (10 p. m. to 6 a. m.). ]\Iothers must not offer the breast everj time the baby cries. Cxivethe breast by the clock. At other times give pure water. Babies, aswell as adults, need water.


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If you follow this rule there will be fewer dead babies. Do not give the baby solid food until the teeth are Avell-developed,and then only simple, well-cooked food, such as bread and butter,baked potato, cereal, rice, broths, soft-boiled eggs, or a little fruit.All fruits, however, should be well cooked. After the baby is ayear old plenty of cows milk is very good food. If you can not getthis, you may be able to get condensed milk, which is a goodsubstitute and many Indian babies thrive on it. Feed the babyregularly. 50572°—IG 2 10 INDIAN BABIES : HOW TO KEEP THEM WELL. BOTTLE FEEDING. If the baby must be fed from the bottle, absolute cleanliness isessential in everything used, and the milk must be modified ordiluted as the doctor directs.



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