Don'ts for Mothers by Bloomsbury Publishing

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Following the success of Don'ts for Husbands and Don'ts for Wives a brand new old collection of advice:

- from Birth to Weaning

- the care of Young Children

- Boyhood and Girlhood

"Don't wash the baby in hot water, it would weaken and enervate the babe, and thus predispose him to disease. Luke warm rain water will be the best to wash him with."

"Don't choose a wetnurse of a consumptive habit. Check if she or any of
her family have laboured under "king's evil" ascertaining if there be
any seams or swellings about her neck"

"Don't rock an infant to sleep, it might cause him to fall into a
feverish, disturbed slumber, but not into a refreshing, calm sleep.
Besides, if you once take to that habit he will not go to sleep without

"Don't add either gin or oil of peppermint to the babe's food. It is a murderous practice"

"Don't purge an infant during teething or any other time. IF WE LOCK UP

About Bloomsbury Publishing

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Sandy Black is Professor of Fashion and Textile Design and Technology at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts, London, UK.Amy de la Haye is the Rootstein Hopkins Chair of Dress History and Curatorship at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts, London, UK.Joanne Entwistle is Senior Lecturer, Culture, Media and Creative Industries at King's College, London, UK.Agnà ̈s Rocamora is Reader in Social and Cultural Studies at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts, London, UK.Regina Root is Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, USA.Helen Thomas is Director of Doctoral Programmes at the University of the Arts, London, UK.
Published September 5, 2011 by A&C Black Childrens & Educational. 80 pages
Genres: Self Help, Humor & Entertainment, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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