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The final of the big three records is, of course, death records. When looking for death records, the most important thing to remember is that early deaths, particularly infant deaths, were common. Nearly every parent lost a young child and many lost spouses as well. One writer concluded around the end of the eighteenth century that only seventy-eight out of one thousand people would die of old age. The rest would die before their time and by chance.
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Peasant women who didn’t breastfeed turned to artificial feeding. Unfortunately, during this time period no healthy alternatives to breastfeeding existed. Mothers fed their babies undiluted cow’s milk, sucked through a cloth or quill that had received little or no cleaning. Some mothers offered a form of solid food to their babies when they were as young as two months old. This often consisted of chewed up adult food wrapped in a cloth for the newborn to suck. Not surprisingly, these feeding practices disturbed the newborn’s developing digestive system, causing sickness and even death.
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While Matthew was taking Methylphenidate (Ritalin), at no time, were we informed of any test: echo-cardiogram, MRI. These types of tests could have detected the damage done to his heart. These test are not considered "standard" in monitoring "treatment" of ADHD they are usually never administered to children. Sadly death is inevitable without the possibility of detection.
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15-month old Julieanna Metcalf did not wake up from her daily nap on time. Running a temperature and not able to hold her head up in the bathtub, Julieanna was rushed to the hospital, where doctors suspected a particularly severe case of influenza. After intravenous fluids did not quell her symptoms, the doctor admitted her for an overnight stay. They did not yet know that she was fighting for her life with meningitis. They putting Julieanna on an antibiotic that also happened to work for meningitis, a fateful decision that would inevitably save Julieanna's life .