Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
Mother's medical pocket book
subjects: infant care,
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
Binding: pink paper.
[Second edition, 1827]
The Wellcome Library catalogue lists a second edition as Simpkin & R Marshall 1827.