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  • American Postpartum Menu from 1913

    September 1, 2019 by

    This post is part of a series on Dr. Henry E. Tuley’s Diseases of Children which was originally published in 1909, with a second edition (the one I have) in 1913. While Dr. Tuley recommends that the nursing mother should stick to a light and easily digested diet for the first few days after giving… Read more

  • Crawling is Cultural | Milestones

    July 24, 2019 by

    When I was a baby my crawling style was the reverse inch-worm. I would roll onto my back, and scoot my butt toward my head, arching my back, then slide my head along the floor to propel myself forward. I rubbed all the hair off the back of my head and it didn’t really grow… Read more

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