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Medicine Amongst the Maoris, in Ancient and Modern Times

Infant Foods

Infant Foods.

In the feeding of infants, ignorance in the preparation of the European feeds results in a high infant mortality. Patent foods and condensed milk are used now where the mother's breast was the only source of nourishment in ancient times. Patent foods and even mixtures of flour and water are often used with the mistaken idea that being European foods they are superior to the mother's milk..