The advice given in this work is that which we have tried out by experience--both as parents and physicians--and we pass it on to mothers, fathers, and nurses with the belief that it will be of help in their efforts at practical and scientific ''child culture.'' We believe, also, that the expectant mother will be aided and encouraged in bearing the burdens which are common to motherhood by the advice and instruction offered.
A treasure of wisdom is stored in the colleges of the land. The teachers are the custodians of knowledge that makes life free and progressive. This book aims to make the college teacher effective in handing down this heritage of knowledge, rich and vital, that will develop in youth the power of right thinking and the courage of right living.