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HYGIENIC MANAGEMENT OF CHILDREN.

HYGIENIC MANAGEMENT OF CHILDREN. This subject is so broad that one hardly knows where to begin. To have children as perfect as possible we should begin several generations back. The Mosaic statement, "visiting the iniquities of the fathers upon the children even unto the third and fourth generation," is a physical fact, which applies no less to the mothers than to the fathers. If parents would have the best possible children, they should get themselves in the best condition previous to the begetting of the children. It is a humiliating fact that the most important act of a man's life is too often accidental. In the breeding of the lower animals the greatest care is used. If a farmer is breeding for milk, beef, or beauty, he selects the parent stock with the greatest care, with an eye to the particular point to which he is building. It is interesting to note with what http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

HYGIENIC MANAGEMENT OF CHILDREN.

JAMA , Volume XXXI (27) – Dec 31, 1898

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1898 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1898.92450270008001c
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Abstract

This subject is so broad that one hardly knows where to begin. To have children as perfect as possible we should begin several generations back. The Mosaic statement, "visiting the iniquities of the fathers upon the children even unto the third and fourth generation," is a physical fact, which applies no less to the mothers than to the fathers. If parents would have the best possible children, they should get themselves in the best condition previous to the begetting of the children. It is a humiliating fact that the most important act of a man's life is too often accidental. In the breeding of the lower animals the greatest care is used. If a farmer is breeding for milk, beef, or beauty, he selects the parent stock with the greatest care, with an eye to the particular point to which he is building. It is interesting to note with what

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Dec 31, 1898

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