Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes

Health of our children in the colonies

By ROBINSON, Dr. Lilian Austin

subjects: children, colonial households,

  • 1. The health of our children in the colonies//a book for mothers// by Dr. Lilian Austin Robinson//Second edition, revised and enlarged.
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-vii] viii-ix [x-xiii] xiv-xv [xvi] [1] 2-215   [2s 6d
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    Binding: green cloth.
    Price from publisher's advertisement. There is a preface to the first edition dated 1905. The preface to the second edition notes that it was called for within six months of the book's first publication. An index was added to the second edition. The contents include the usual advice on infant care, feeding, child development and childhood diseases with particular emphasis on the causes for the high infant mortality rate amongst the settler population in South Africa.