Pediatrics: Danger in the Nursery

On the shelves of most modern nurseries, a whole pharmacy full of drugs contributes to Mother's ease and Baby's health. But used with the least bit of carelessness, some of the most common items can cause serious illness and even death. Last week two separate research teams indicted two of the more familiar nursery materials:

∙POWDERED MILK FORMULAS are nourishing and simple enough to concoct:one cup of powder, one quart of water, and the bottles are ready. But through misguided generosity, mothers sometimes mix a thick formula that is far too concentrated. Instead of more nourishment, the infant gets...

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