Baby's Own Tablets

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The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
A gentle laxative and comforting medicine for infants and children. Relieves constipation, sweetens the stomach and promotes rest and natural sleep.
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Date made
ca 1900
Dr. Williams Medicine Company
Place Made
United States: New York, Schenectady
Canada: Ontario, Brockville
overall: 6 cm x 2.3 cm x 2.3 cm; 2 3/8 in x 7/8 in x 7/8 in
overall: 2 3/8 in x 1 in; x 6.0325 cm x 2.54 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Mr. James Harvey Young
Infant & Children's Products - Pediatrics
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History


Yes!!!! I am a great grandmother and I was wondering if these tablets are still available. My oldest son is now 61 and my youngest 48 with 6 siblings in between and I gave these tablets to them all when they were teething upset stomach. Why are they outdated now, probably for prescription drugs that really are not of much more benefit. Just wondering. Marilyn

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