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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 22, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 13

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BABY'S GREATEST DANGER-IS IMPURE MILK
WARNING OF 0. S. EXPERTS ON INFANTS
Your Baby Will Be Healthy, Too, If You Give It a Chance To Breathe
Fresh Air.
(This is the second of a series of
articles by Miss Julia C. Lathrop, teli
ing of the importance of city milk
stations. Miss Lathrop, as chief of
the children's bureau of the United
States department of labor, Washing
ton, is devoting her life to the study
of infant welfare. The Day Book has
arranged for the full co-operation of
the bureau, as well as the personal
attention of Miss Lathrop in conduct
ing a baby-saving campaign for Chi
cago. Editor.) . . . ;
BY JULIA C. LATHROP
(Chief of the Children's Bureau,
U. S. Department of Labor.)
Usually the first step taken toward
a summer campaign for saving ba
bies' lives, whether by a municipal
health department or by private be
nevolence, is to establish a pure-milk '
station. Since the largest part of the
summer infant mortality comes from
bottle-fed babies and is traceable to
'dirty-milk, the pure-milk station sug-

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