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Images are taken from Lind, James. A treatise of the scurvy in three parts. 1753. This is one of the volumes in our rare books collection.
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Boiling and Cold water
Lifts his head, smiles and cries tears
Vitamin A, D
Lifts his head and neck
Ground rice or starch
Sits if assisted. Laughs loudly
Holds hands and sees well.
Vegetables mashed finely
Start with a tablespoon custard
2 teeth Screaming and shouting
Vegetable soup with minced red meat or lentil soup
Drinks with a cup
Vegetable soup with minced red meat or liver or fish
Says dada and tata.
Milk, chicken, hummus, Fuul (like broad beans) poached and mashed
Understands the word ‘no’ and crawls
Yellow outlined images of food:
Title: Food from 8 to 12 months
Semolina with milk
Mimics voices and stands supported
Tries standing and understands words
6 teeth and walks with help
Starch or ground rice with milk
Minced meat or
ground rice or potato
Milk or yoghurt
|Jordanian poster showing foods matched with a child's physical development|