The Father of Child Care

The Father of Child Care

Life of William Cadogan (1711–1797)

1st Edition - January 1, 1966

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  • Authors: Dr Morwenna, John Rendle-Short
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483226675

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The Father of Child Care: Life of William Cadogan (1711-1797) highlights the life story and significant influence of William Cadogan in practical management of infants. This book is composed of 12 chapters, and begins with a brief introduction of William Cadogan’s early life and career. The subsequent chapters relate the turning point of his career, which was when he wrote the Essay upon Nursing and the Management of Children. This Essay is an important landmark in the history of infant management, naming William Cadogan as the Father of Childcare. The remaining chapters discuss Cadogan’s ideas on children management in various aspects of their life. These chapters also highlight Cadogan’s most widely acclaimed book entitled A Dissertation on the Gout and all Chronic Diseases jointly considered as proceeding from the Same Causes. What these Causes are and a Rational and Natural Method of Care proposed.

Table of Contents

  • Preface

    The Father of Child Care

    Chapter I

    Chapter II

    Chapter III

    Chapter IV

    Chapter V

    Chapter VI

    Chapter VII

    Chapter VIII

    Chapter IX

    Chapter X

    Chapter XI

    Chapter XII

    An Essay Upon Nursing, and the Management of Children, from Their Birth to Three Years of Age


Product details

  • No. of pages: 36
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1966
  • Published: January 1, 1966
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483226675

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Dr Morwenna

John Rendle-Short

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