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Top Milk—­Let your quart of milk stand until the cream has risen, then pour off number of ounces required.

Sugar of Milk may be purchased at your local druggist’s.

Gruel is prepared by cooking one level tablespoon of any good barley flour in a pint of water with a pinch of salt.  When partly cooled add to the milk.

NURSING.

Period:  1st and 2d day
Nursing in 24 hours:  4
Interval by day:  6 hrs. 
Night nursings 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.:  1

Period:  3 days to 4 weeks
Nursing in 24 hours:  10
Interval by day:  2 hrs. 
Night nursings 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.:  1

Period:  4 weeks to 2 mo. 
Nursing in 24 hours:  8
Interval by day:  2-1/2 hrs. 
Night nursings 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.:  1

Period:  2 to 5 mo. 
Nursing in 24 hours:  7
Interval by day:  3 hrs. 
Night nursings 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.:  1

Period:  5 to 12 mo. 
Nursing in 24 hours:  6
Interval by day:  3 hrs. 
Night nursings 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.:  0

SCHEDULE FOR FEEDING HEALTHY INFANTS DURING FIRST YEAR

Age:  2d to 7th day
Interval between meals by day:  2 hours
Night feedings 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.:  1
No. of feedings in 24 hours:  10
Quantity for one feeding:  1 to 1-1/2 ounces
Quantity in 24 hours:  10 to 15 ounces

Age:  2d and 3d week
Interval between meals by day:  2 hours
Night feedings 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.:  1
No. of feedings in 24 hours:  10
Quantity for one feeding:  1-1/2 to 3 ounces
Quantity in 24 hours:  15 to 30 ounces

Age:  4th and 5th weeks
Interval between meals by day:  2-1/2 hours
Night feedings 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.:  1
No. of feedings in 24 hours:  8
Quantity for one feeding:  2-1/2 to 4 ounces
Quantity in 24 hours:  20 to 32 ounces

Age:  6th to 9th week
Interval between meals by day:  2-1/2 hours
Night feedings 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.:  1
No. of feedings in 24 hours:  8
Quantity for one feeding:  3 to 5 ounces
Quantity in 24 hours:  24 to 40 ounces

Age:  9th week to 5th mo. 
Interval between meals by day:  3 hours
Night feedings 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.:  1
No. of feedings in 24 hours:  7
Quantity for one feeding:  4 to 6 ounces
Quantity in 24 hours:  28 to 42 ounces

Age:  5th to 9th month
Interval between meals by day:  3 hours
Night feedings 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.:  0
No. of feedings in 24 hours:  6
Quantity for one feeding:  5 to 7-1/2 ounces
Quantity in 24 hours:  30 to 45 ounces

Age:  9th to 12th month
Interval between meals by day:  4 hours
Night feedings 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.:  0
No. of feedings in 24 hours:  5
Quantity for one feeding:  7 to 9 ounces
Quantity in 24 hours:  35 to 45 ounces

[Illustration:  A delicate child should never be put into the bath, but bathed on the lap and kept warmly covered.]

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