1. Nurse the baby if possible. The best substitute for mother's milk is cow's milk and barley-water.

2. If baby cannot digest this, ask the doctor to advise which of the best artificial foods to use.

3. Feed baby only at stated times, according to age.

4. After feeding, lay baby quietly on right side, and never rock or move the child in any way.

5. Use a bottle with teat and valve, but no tube.

6. Cleanliness of bottles, teats, valves, and milk is of the greatest importance.

7. When acute diarrhoea occurs, stop the milk and give egg-albumen and water. Mix the whites of two eggs with a breakfast cupful of water. Dissolve two lumps of sugar, strain through muslin, and give the mixture in baby's bottle,