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Infant mortality and milk stations special report dealing with the problem of reducing infant mortality, work carried on in ten largest cities of the United States, together with details of a demonstration ... in New York city during 1911 to determine the value of milk station work as a practical means of reducing infant mortality by New York Milk Committee. Committee for the reduction of infant mortality.

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Published by New York milk committee in [New York] .
Written in English

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Statemented. by Philip Van Ingen ... medical director of the Committee for the reduction of infant mortality and Paul Emmons Taylor ... director of the Committee for the reduction of infant mortality.
LC ClassificationsRA610 .N6
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 17-176 p.
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6547221M
LC Control Number12023078

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That's right, all we need is the price of a paperback book to sustain a non-profit library the whole world depends on. We have only staff but run one of the world’s top websites. Infant mortality and milk stations by Van Ingen, Philip; Taylor, Paul Emmons. Publication date Topics Infant Mortality, Milk, Milk, Human Publisher New Pages: Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Policy Points Current efforts to reduce infant mortality and improve infant health in low‐ and middle‐income countries as Randall Packard observed in his book A History of Global Health, Milk stations providing free or subsidized milk to poor mothers are inaugurated in the United States in New York City on the Lower East Side Cited by: 3. In the Balance: Weighing Babies and the Birth of the Infant Welfare Clinic l a w r e n c e t. w e av e r Summary: The nineteenth century saw the incorporation of technology, such as the stethoscope, microscope, and thermometer, into clinical medicine. An instru-ment that has received less attention in the history of the role of technology in.

• Urbanization leads to high infant mortality • APS physicians promoted milk stations in American cities, to provide pure or pasteurized milk • This strategy failed in practice. From Milk Stations to Well Child Care • See Chris Feudtner’s book, Bittersweet. And more important, we’re talking about real lives,” Snyder said, speaking this morning at an infant mortality awareness summit in Ypsilanti. Michigan has one of the worst infant mortality rates in the nation (nearly eight deaths per live births) and ranks 37th among the states. The national rate is nearly seven deaths per births. The establishment in New York City in of the Straus Infant Milk Stations for the distribution of pasteurized milk for infant feeding is generally cited as the first large effort to control the diarrheal diseases of infancy. The establishment of similar infant milk stations by charitable organizations followed in other large cities. Today fewer than one in a hundred American babies die in infancy. But a century ago, as many as one in six did. Historian Richard Meckel analyzes the efforts of American reformers who mounted a campaign to reduce infant mortality, from its "discovery" as a social problem in the s to the limited success in securing federal funding for infancy and maternity programs in the s.5/5(1).

Klaus focuses on the efforts of legislators, physicians, and women's organizations to reduce the infant mortality rate through such measures as maternal education, the distribution of clean milk, routine medical examinations of healthy children, and maternity leaves. officials to a better understanding of factors that increased infant mor-bidity and mortality rates, such as environment (food, housing, sanita-tion, purer air, clean milk) and the “intelligence and income of families.” Infant milk stations were first started by philanthropist and businessCited by: 1. The Committee for the Eeduction of Infant Mortality of the New York Milk Committee has made an airan children be referred I" kauainenehcp.comns. There is no worthier organization than that committee, What it (hat in its book of ethics the term of charity is supplanted by responsi-. May 09,  · Infant mortality among African and African-American slaves in the 18th century ranged from percent, and mortality in children under ten was percent, due to maternal malnutrition.