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Identifier: babyhood2188unse
Title: Babyhood
Year: 1886 (1880s)
Subjects: Child Rearing Parenting
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Babyhood Magazine
Contributing Library: The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
Digitizing Sponsor: The College of Physicians of Philadelphia and the National Endowment for the Humanities

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I enclose a sketch of the crib, from which Ithink any one can easily understand its construc- tion. Two of its recommendations are that itis very inexpensive, and that it is so light a childcan almost carry it. I hope it may prove asgreat a blessing to some other mother as it hasproved to me. Louisville, Ky. Mrs. W. Walker. A Wicker Cabinet. Herewith is a sketch of a little article offurniture which I have found very useful. Instead of the conventional baby-basket, withits petticoats of muslin and lace, I have this neatlittle rattan cabinet, which holds in its uppercompartment the little wash-bowl and pitcher,powder-box, comb and brush, soap-dish, andlittle J apanese bowls containing safety-pins, etc.The two lower shelves hold the napkins, which,

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by the way, I always fold in shape ready for use,thus saving much trouble and hurry. My nursesaid she had never seen so convenient an arrange-ment—everything in a nutshell, not scatteredin several different parts of the room. The littleaffair was bought at a furniture-store, and is, Isuppose, intended for a music-rack. It cost fivedollars—no more than a nice basket with its finetrimming. It is 13 by 16, by 23 inches high. Idressed it with a lace mat on the top and a largeblue bow, and it is very handsome. I think as Toodlekins gets older he willfind it a convenient wash-stand suited to hisheight. Then when he goes to college I can useit for a music-rack. So you see its merits areremarkable. M. E. Hartford, Conn. A Novel Use for a Horse-Collar. I should like to contribute my mite towardrelieving the overburdened mothers who, from BAB YHCOD. 245 choice or necessity, do not relegate the care oftheir little darlings to a hireling. It is sometimes a problem how to place Baby(before he

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bookid:babyhood2188unse bookyear:1886 bookdecade:1880 bookcentury:1800 booksubject:Child_Rearing booksubject:Parenting bookpublisher:New_York__N_Y____Babyhood_Magazine bookcontributor:The_College_of_Physicians_of_Philadelphia_Historical_Medical_Library booksponsor:The_College_of_Physicians_of_Philadelphia_and_the_National_Endowment_for_the_Humanities bookleafnumber:256 bookcollection:medicalheritagelibrary bookcollection:collegeofphysiciansofphiladelphia bookcollection:americana

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