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f There is only one ideal food for
Jhe infant, and that is the healthy
. . . i
should be made to
'diet for every child. Unfortun
ately there are many instances
.wherethrough disease, death, of
other unavoidable reasons the
thild is deprived of its. natural
nourishment. The question then
of course is simply one of proper
food or starvation. In response
to 'this demand of necessity hun
dreds of different preparations
have been manufactured afld plac
ed on the market as infant fodds.
So extensively have these prep-'
arations been (ad.vertis.ed and sp
largely hive they'been commend
ed by physicians and others that''
mothers are often tempted to de
ny the infant itoSyn proper nojir-,,
isfrment and to substitute for it
these preparations which are so
highly and so freelyoffered.
In point of fact the4so-cailed in- -fant
foods should beegarded as
materials which are to be used '
only in cases of necessity. If re-
garded jfrom that Roint of view
and,pre,cautions taken "according- '
ly, the infant 'foods isVmatter of
proper consideration It will be
impossible'in'a short-article to en- J
ter into any general discussion '
of thVvaripus forms - of 'infant
foods .whch-arer manufactured '
and offeredyto thepubli'c.
' Imasay, witjiqutrany desire
to. discriminate, 'tfiafther is on
ly one proper s'us,iHle for moth
ier's niilk; aqd'tfiaistlie milk of
thejcQwjb'rthe.goatmodified in a
scientific 'mftnnervtbresemble as
nearly as posslble'themilk of the
normal m.otfier. ;
. "Letme'expin.in'aifew words
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