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The Young Mother

Management of Children in Regard to Health

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Published: 1836
Language: English
Wordcount: 73,375 / 216 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70
LoC Category: RJ
Downloads: 1,433
Added to site: 2007.12.15 19387

p>SEC. 7. Posture of the Body.

Sleeping on the back--on the sides. Position of the head. The infant's bedstead. Sir Charles Bell. Darkening the room.

SEC. 8. State of the Mind.

Mental quiet favorable to sleep. Crying to sleep. A good father. All anxiety should be avoided.

SEC. 9. Quality of Sleep.

Soundness of our sleep. Nightmare. How produced. Late reading. Late suppers. Influence of religion on sleep. Different opinions about sleep. Truth midway between extremes. Effect of silence and darkness on our sleep. Of sleep before midnight. Light unfavorable to sleep.

SEC. 10. Quantity.

Infants need to sleep nearly the whole time. Number of hours required for sleep. Opinions of eminent men. The author's own opinion. Statements of Macnish. Estimates on the loss of time by over-sleeping. Hint to young mothers.


All children naturally early risers. Evils of sitting up late at night. Excitement



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