|Catalog Number||615 SMI 1792|
|Date of Publication||1792|
|Title||Letters to Married Women on Nursing and the Management of Children|
Inscription: "Presented to Margaretta Brown to Orlando Brown Frankfort Sep 3 1829" (on title page)
This was a very popular medical book intended for mothers. It was written as letters. It was one of the earliest writings that advised only breast milk for the first 6-7 months for infants. The book offered very sound and practical advice on child rearing.
|Author||Smith, Hugh M.D.|
|Place of Publication||Philadelphia|
Childcare, Nursing, Pediatrics
Infants--Care--Popular works--Early works to 1800.
Pediatrics--Popular works--Early works to 1800.
Margaretta Mason Brown