The Care And Training Of Children by Le Grand KerrThe Care And Training Of Children by Le Grand Kerr

The Care And Training Of Children

byLe Grand Kerr

Paperback | February 7, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1910 Excerpt: ... EVIL HABITS EVERY child has to be taught at some time to control its bladder and to indicate in some way when there is a necessity of emptying it. In not a few instances lack of proper training will cause the habit of inattention, which was acquired in infancy, to continue. With proper training, the little child will soon learn to indicate its desires. If the bed-wetting persists after a child has reached the age of three years and in spite of training, this is indicative of some serious fault in the nervous system, or in the general nutrition. Bed-wetting There are scores of reasons which are given as the real causes for the habit of bedwetting; at first some of these seem to be reasonable, but their removal does not always remove the habit. While a very slight condition, such as worms, tight foreskin, etc., may be an exciting cause, there is always back of it a condition of the child's system which must be recognized and corrected before any permanent good can be accomplished. This condition of the system rests upon a combination of three things: An irritable nervous system, which may be inherited or acquired; an impoverished condition of the blood, and malnutrition. Not every child so affected will wet the bed; but, if added to these there is local irritation, that is sufficient as an exciting cause. And the habit once formed tends to continue. Considerably more than half the cases of bed-wetting occur at night; a much smaller number of children lack control of the bladder during both night and day, while a very small per cent suffer through the day only. Naturally, there are several degrees of trouble. One child will suffer incontinence once during the twenty-four hours, while another may offend several times. Generally, bed-wetting occurs within one or...
Title:The Care And Training Of ChildrenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:44 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217889832

ISBN - 13:9780217889834