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WINTERING YOUR BABY HO.W. TO DRESS IT
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Frills don't bring any baby smiles it's -comfort- that ' makes the;
sun shine. - -
P" ByFJlsie LBurks. "
.1 believe fha.t"mbsf mothers
make the mistake of dressing
their babies .toq warmjy-in winter.
Great heat isr not soT much to be
desired asTsariitary clofhing and
For the normal baby in winter
a long sleeved flannel shirt, dia
pers, a pair of lohg stockings of
wool pinned to the diaper, a flan
nel petticoat made like a slip
without sleeves and' a slip are all
the necessities for day' wear.
At night besureTand take off
everything that has-been worn by
the baby injthe day time, A great
many mothers do not' seem to un
derstand' the impoftanceof this.
A flannel night dress or one made
of flannelette, a diaper and stock
ings are all that is necessary to
put on the baby at night. Many
mothers run a string around the