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Children: Their Health And Happiness | by J. H. Tilden



This book is dedicated to those mothers who wish to sidestep the conventional errors which lead to so much unnecessary sickness in children.

TitleChildren: Their Health And Happiness
AuthorDr. J. H. Tilden
PublisherJ. H. Tilden
Year1928
CopyrightJ. H. Tilden, 1928, Denver, Colorado
AmazonChildren: Their Health and Happiness

A Ready Reference Book for Mothers Who Desire to Know How to Bring Up Their Children In Health

Dedication

To those mothers who wish to sidestep the conventional errors which lead to so much unnecessary sickness in children.

-Foreword
The laws of nature--or God, if you please--have been broken before disease manifests. Disease is a crisis, which means an effort on the part of the body to ...
-Toxemia is the Basic Cause of All Diseases
Toxemia is the basic cause of all diseases. To prevent Toxemia, avoid enervation in children. Of all the nerve-destroying influences to which children are ...
-Preventing Toxemia
Exercise All through pregnancy the tensing exercises, as given in my book, Toxemia Explained , should be practiced daily. For the first few months, all the ...
-Eating Habits
The mother should not change her habits of eating during this period, except to see that she does not overeat. The breakfast should be light--merely a little ...
-Morning Sickness
Morning sickness is nature's punishment for past sins committed. Prospective mothers who have morning sickness have abused their privilege in all lines. They ...
-Care of the Breasts After Childbirth
Breast-pumps are builders of abscesses, if they are not used properly. When mothers are forced to their use, they should have them manipulated by someone who ...
-Miscarriage and Abortion
The word abortion means throwing-off of the foetus before the third month. It may be criminal abortion or brought on accidentally. After the third month it is ...
-After Labor: Tired Mother, Tired Baby
If the labor has been hard--if the mother has been in labor from six to twenty-four hours, and is quite worn out the baby should be anointed with some bland ...
-Bathing
The baby should be given a daily bath from birth, but not a daily soaking. Many children suffer from depletion of their vital energy by being overbathed--- ...
-Air-baths and Sun-Baths
As soon as it is possible, put the child on its face--I mean allow it to lie on its stomach. When the weather is warm and the room comfortable, and the sun ...
-Clothing
Children should sleep in nightgowns, which should be changed as often as twice a week. During the hot weather, when the days and nights are warm, as they are ...
-Child Weight
The weight of the child, even at birth, depends much on the build of the parents. One should not expect to find a so-called fat baby where the mother and ...
-Teething, Talking and Walking.
There is no hard and fast rule which can be laid down regarding the proper age for walking, talking, and teething in babies. As to walking, parents who eat ...
-Care of the Eyes and Mouth in Children
Sprue is a whitish, stringy-like substance that collects in the mouth, under the tongue and around the gums--in fact, all over the inside of the mouth when the ...
-Daily Habits at School Age
Children just beginning school should retire at eight o'clock at night in winter. Those who have been in school several years may remain up until nine o'clock.
-How Often Should a Child Be Fed?
This is a question that will continue to be asked as long as children are born, and the answer will vary according to the prejudices, superstitions, and ...
-Feeding Babies
Modified Milk The milk of cows, goats, and mares, modified, is the best substitute for mother's milk. Reduction by adding water is about all the modification ...
-Baby Diet: No Salt or Sugar Has Been Recommended
I have not prescribed salt or sugar. Why add these condiments, when all children would thrive much better without them? If a salt-and-sugar habit is not ...
-Regular Meals for Children
Breakfast Some form of starch such as toasted whole-wheat bread or Shredded Wheat, followed with fresh or sweet dried fruits. The bread should be well dried ...
-Eating Habits for Children
Children should be taught correct eating habits. Those who eat with the usual limited express speed will never know how much more bread they consume than they ...
-Feeding Children
There are very few subjects talked more about, and about which there is less known, than feeding of children--malnourishment, loss of appetite, underweight, ...
-Inheriting Diseases
I am frequently asked concerning inheriting disease. There is no such thing as inheriting disease. Nature has safeguards in every way possible through ...
-Causes of Disease
What causes it? Enervation. This is brought on from excessive play, excitement, overindulgence, overeating, eating between meals, excessive starch-eating, ...
-Constipation in Children
Doctor, will a treatment based on the Toxin Philosophy cure constipation? My baby is very constipated. The Toxin Philosophy which is nature's system, ...
-Irritation of the Stomach and Bowels in Children
Grinding teeth in children always means irritation of the stomach and bowels. Children are fed irregularly and allowed too much of improper food mixtures. Such ...
-Gastritis or Catarrh of the Stomach in Children
What is in a name? Gastritis is inflammation or catarrh of the stomach. When the inflammation is of the small bowels, it is called enteritis, and when the ...
-Cholera Infantum
Cholera infantum is indigenous to the Mississippi Valley and other parts of the country where the climate is hot and moist. It is a disease seldom met with in ...
-Rickets in Children
It is difficult to write on the subject of rickets without including all deficiency diseases. And are there any so-called diseases that are not deficient in ...
-Cold in Babies
Cold in a baby is not different from a cold in grown people. All colds rest upon a basis of Toxemia plus indigestion. The child becomes enervated in various ...
-Sore Throat is Quite Common in Children
Sore throat is quite common in children. When the tonsils are involved, it is called tonsilitis; when the larynx is involved, the child's cough will be croupy-- ...
-Ear Ache in Kids
Earache may be due to a reflex irritation from teething, or to catarrh of the stomach extending to the throat, nose, and ears. Most earaches in children are ...
-Catarrhal Croup
Catarrhal Croup is very simple, but very formidable at times, when septic. The simple is quite enough to scare the family and friends, and give the appearance ...
-Septic or Diphtheritic Croup
Septic or Diphtheritic Croup is a disease of a very different nature. It means catarrhal croup intensified by a putrescent state of the intestinal canal. It is ...
-Eruptive Diseases
What I have to say concerning eruptive diseases will be more heretical, if possible, than my teachings concerning other so-called diseases. Physicians, and ...
-How to Assist Nature in Throwing Off Disease.
Disease is a crisis of Toxemia; it is an effort to eliminate retained toxin that has failed to pass out because the body has been enervated from various ...
-Unity of Disease
All so-called diseases are one. You think infectious diseases must be treated differently from common fevers? This belief in the individuality of disease has ...
-Infantile Paralysis. Acute Infectious Poliomyelitis
Infantile paralysis is technically called Acute Infectious Poliomyelitis, from polio (gray matter) and myelitis (inflammation of the spinal cord). Children ...
-Neurosis in Children
Neurosis, the foundation of neurotic diseases--convulsions, paralysis, incorrigibility, delinquencies, and the petty nervous diseases that will be referred to-- ...
-A Nervous Twitching of the Muscles
A nervous twitching of the muscles of the arms, sometimes of the legs and sometimes of both, including a jerking of the head. Before the disease has developed ...
-Prickly Heat or Miliaria
Prickly heat, or miliaria, is an inflammatory skin derangement affecting the sweat-glands. Symptoms Prickling, stinging, and itching of the skin. Hot weather ...
-Cerebro-Spinal Meningitis
Cerebro-spinal meningitis is not a very common disease. In years gone by (fifty or sixty), when man's eating was far more irrational and environments more ...
-Petit Mal
Petit Mal is a slight epilepsy, characterized by momentary loss of consciousness. Sometimes the child will be standing on its feet, and drop heavily to the ...
-A Brownish-gray Scale on the Heads of Babies
A brownish-gray scale that develops on the heads of babies whose mothers are afraid they will hurt them by a too vigorous use of the washcloth. The disease is ...
-Eczema
Eczema comes under the head of neurosis. It is a neurotic so-called disease. In other words, children develop this peculiar form of skin derangement when they ...
-Hives
Hives is caused by irritation of the stomach brought on from eating too frequently and eating an excess of starch in connection with milk. Only those with ...
-Hernia in Children
Hernia in children is not difficult of management. If a well-fiitting truss is adjusted and looked after carefully to keep it in place, the tendency in all ...
-Circumcision
Circumcision is an operation that is seldom, if ever, necessary in very young children. Sometimes a tight prepuce has been neglected for five to ten years, and, ...
-Vulvitis
Vulvitis is inflammation of the external organs of generation in girls. Symptoms Itching and rubbing of the genitals attract the mother's attention, if she has ...
-Vaginitis
This is inflammation of the vagina in infants and children. It may be an extension of the vulvitis, especially in children large enough to injure themselves ...
-A Stand Against Vaccination And Serumization
It is now the endeavor of scientific medicine to educate people into believing that, if they are inoculated with all kinds of prevention, and often enough, ...
-Spasms or Convulsions in Children
There are many causes for spasms or convulsions, but the common cause is gastro-intestinal indigestion. The indigestion may have a physical or mental base.
-Kiss of Death
The age of medical filth, dirt, and germ insanity is passing. Occasionally a medical neophyte evolves in his experience to the kissing-bug stage. He attracts ...
-Concerning Children Crying
This is a question asked by many mothers. Crying is not nearly so injurious as its causes. And what are the causes? Too much attention, too much coddling; ...









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