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Common Sense in the Nursery (Paperback) Loot Price: R498 Discovery Miles 4 980
Common Sense in the Nursery (Paperback): Marion Harland
Common Sense in the Nursery (Paperback): Marion Harland

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Common Sense in the Nursery (Paperback)

Marion Harland

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ..." fruited deep." I know of no better use to which two fair-sized parlors can be put, at a season when " nobody makes calls," than to be converted into a temporary nursery, at least during the day-time. Should a big sister protest, or mamma not see her way clear to this violation of the proprieties, appropriate two upper chambers to our Baby, always choosing those in which he is not accustomed to stay. He wants change for the eye as much as diversion of mind. It would be well to give him a new sleeping-room also. Why salutary effects should follow such shifting of quarters, when all sides of a dwelling seem to be equally pleasant and healthful, is but one of hundreds of recondite agencies connected with sanitary science that are acknowledged without being understood. Redouble, quadruple your care as to the quality of Baby's food, your watchfulness of the results of his diet, when you cannot give him country air and milk fresh from one cow. Get a lactometer and use it daily. No amount of pains and time is better bestowed than that spent in a successful attempt to secure a supply of pure, unwatered milk for a nursling. Watch continually for indications that his food distresses him or is not nourishing life and growth as it should, and be ready with corrective or wholesome variety. Guard against overfeeding while his system is relaxed by heat, and letting him eat at all when he is in a profuse perspiration and tired out after exercise. Take him on your lap, loosen and shake his clothes, sponge his face, neck, and hands with cool--not cold--water, wipe them lightly with soft linen, and fan him gently, talking cheerfully to distract his attention from present discomfort, until the temperature of the body is natural. The stomach sympathizes with nervous...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Marion Harland
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 36
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-56628-5
Barcode: 9780217566285
Categories: Books
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LSN: 0-217-56628-6

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