Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes

Mother's medical pocket book


subjects: infant care,

  • 1. The mother's medical pocket book, containing advice physical and medical, to mothers and nurses, relative to the rearing of infants, from the hour of birth: including practical observations on the management of pregnant and lying-in women - flat and sore nipples - suckling - swathing and first dressing the child - the use of cold water effusion - tepid bath - exposure of the head - air and cleanliness - the use of the cradle - crying of children - diet - weaning - walking, &c. &c. with the symptoms and treatment of the most ordinary diseases, to which children are liable &c. By J S Forsyth, surgeon - accoucheur, &c.
    14.0 x 8.5 cm   Pp [1-3] 4-90  
    GB:   *LWel  

    Binding: pink paper.

  • 2. — [Second edition, 1827]
    GB:   LWel  

    The Wellcome Library catalogue lists a second edition as Simpkin & R Marshall 1827.