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Catalog Number 615 SMI 1792
Object Name Book
Date of Publication 1792
Title Letters to Married Women on Nursing and the Management of Children
Summary 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.
Publisher Matthew Carey
Place of Publication Philadelphia
Language English
Subjects Childcare, Nursing, Pediatrics
Infants--Care--Popular works--Early works to 1800.
Pediatrics--Popular works--Early works to 1800.
People Margaretta Mason Brown
Orlando Brown
Search Terms Children