This may arise either from the milk not agreeing with the child; from its being suckled too long, or from an exposure to cold. If the latter; warm bathing once or twice a day, and warm clothing are necessary adjuncts to medical treatment. If the child has been suckled too long, it must be weaned at once, and fed on boiled cow's milk, thickened with arrow root or corn starch. The following mixture may be given, in doses according to the child's age, (and continued till the bowels have got into a healthy state), three times a day:

Carminative, according to prescription No. 1. Four Ounces.

Prepared Chalk..................................One Dram.

Powdered Rhubarb..............................Twenty Grains.