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Hugh Downman, MD (1740–1809) of Exeter and his poem on infant care
  1. P M Dunn
  1. Correspondence to:
    Professor Dunn, Department of Child Health, University of Bristol, Southmead Hospital, Southmead, Bristol BS10 5BN, UK;


Hugh Downman is best remembered for his poem on the care of infants in which he stressed the importance of breast feeding and proper examination.

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