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Baby Layette: 1945

The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care by Dr. Benjamin Spock was first published in 1945. The following is the list of recommended items to have for the new baby:   three to six stockinette gowns: 1 year … Continue reading

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Picking the Best Shoes for Babies and Children

  Once upon a time, grown-ups believed that shoes affected the way a child’s foot grew. Children wore stiff shoes, and various wedges and cups and what-not were recommended to “provide support” and “develop the arch.” The children were very … Continue reading

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