The fact that fully one-third of the human family perish before the age of five years is sufficient apology for devoting a brief section to the consideration of this subject. Notwithstanding the immense number of physicians, nurses, and mothers, who have had much experience in the rearing of children, the amount of accurate information on the subject of infant care and feeding possessed by the general public is very meager. We shall endeavor to summarize as precisely as possible the most reliable information to be gathered from experience and research on this subject.