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Scientific and Historical Articles

Individual articles and reports on aspects of infant nutrition:

Committee on Nutrition of the American Academy of Pediatrics (1958), On the feeding of solid foods to infants. Pediatrics 21:685-692.

Committee on Nutrition of the American Academy of Pediatrics (1962), Infantile scurvy and nutritional rickets in the United States. Pediatrics 29:646-647.

Committee on Nutrition of the American Academy of Pediatrics (1965), Prepared infant Formulas and commercial formula services.Pediatr. 36:282-291.

Foman, S.J., DeMaeyer, E.M., and Owen, G.M. (1965), Urinary and fecal excretion of endogenous nitrogen by infants and children.J. Nutr. 85:235-246.

Foman, S.J. (1967), Body composition of the male reference infant during the first year of life.Pediatr. 40:863-870.

Guthrie, H.A. (1966), Effect of early feeding of solid foods on nutritive intake of  infants.Pediatrics 38:879-885.

Holt, Jr., L.E., Gyorgy, P., Pratt, E.L., Snyderman, S.E. and Wallace, W.M. (1960),  Protein and Amino Acid Requirements in Early Life.New York University Press.

Howland, J. (1910),The metabolism, directly determined, of healthy children during sleep.Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 8: 63-64.

Howland, J. and Kramer, B. (1921), Calcium and phosphorus in the serum in relation to rickets.Amer. J. Dis. Child. 22:105-119.

Heubner, O. and Rubner, M. (1898) Die kunstliche ernahrung eines normalen und eine satrophischen sauglings.Z. Biol. 38:315-398.

Lackner, E. (1907), Heubner's system of infant feeding based on calories.Arch. Pediatr. 24:549-554.

Liebig, J. (1866), Suppe fur Sauglinge. pp. 5-11,Braunschweig: Drud und Gerlag von Ariebrich Biemeg und Sehn.

Macy, I.G., Kelly, H.J. and Sloan, R.E. (1950), The Composition of Milks.Publ. 119, Wash. D.C.: National Research CouncilóNational Academy of Sciences. 

Macy, I.G., Kelly, H.J., and Sloan, R.E. (1953)The Composition of Milks.Publ. 254, Wash. D.C.: National Research CouncilóNational Academy of Sciences.

Marriott, McK. and Schoenthal, L. (1929), An experimental study of the use of unsweetened evaporated milk for the preparation of infant feeding formulas. Arch. Pediatr. 46:135-148.

Rotch, T.M. (1903), The essential principles of infant feeding and the modern methods of applying them.J.A.M.A. 41:349-354; 416-421.

Ruhrah, J. (1910), The soy bean as an article of diet for infants.J.A.M.A. 54:1664-1665.

Ruhrah, J. (1911), Further observations on the soy bean.Trans. Amer. Pediat. Soc. 23:386-388.

Shipley, P.G., Park, E.A., McCollum, E.V., Simonds, N. and Parsons, H.T. (1920/21), Studies on experimental rickets. II. The effect of cod liver oil administered to rats with experimental rickets. J. Biol. Chem. 45:343-350.

Articles on aspects of the history of infant nutrition:

Chick, H. (1976), Study of rickets in Vienna 1919-1922.Med. Hist. 20:41-51.

Cone, Jr., T.E. (1974), Dr. Henry Pickering Bowditch on the growth of children: an unappreciated classical study.Trans. Stud. Coll. Phys. Phila. (4th ser.) 42:67-76.

Gardiner, G.G. (1956), Nineteenth century leaders in infant feeding.J. Amer. Diet. Assoc. 33:435-443.

Goldbloom, A. (1954), The evolution of the concept of infant feeding. Arch. Dis. Child. 29:385-390.

Levinson, A. (1928), The three Meigs and their contributions to pediatrics. Annals Med. Hist. 10:138-148.

Morse, J.L. (1935), Recollections and reflections of forty-five years of artificial feeding. Jour. Pediatr. 7:303-324.

Rotch, T.M. (1907), An historical sketch of the development of percentage feeding. N.Y. Med. Jour. 85:532-537.

Waserman, M.J. (1972), Henry L. Coit and the certified milk movement in the development of modern pediatrics.Bull. Hist. Med. 46:359-390.

Wickes, I. G. (1953), A history of infant feeding. Arch. Dis. Child. 28:151-158; 232-240; 332-340; 416-422; 495-502.

Wood, A.L. (1955), The history of artificial feeding of infants. J.A.D.A. 31: 474-482.

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