ICBW Archives: Babywearing & Cerebral Palsy
I wrote this article for the Iowa City Babywearers group blog, published on February 18th, 2018. We decided to retire the group in March of this year and our website will be expiring in November, so I thought I would salvage a few of the most popular articles and share them with TBH readers. At…
American Postpartum Menu from 1913 | Dr Tuley
While ideas about what constitutes a healthy menu plan have certainly changed; cocoa being delicious and nutritious is eternal.
The Aymara People of the Andes
Learn how the Aymara tradition of carrying their babies is reflected in their concept of time and language– and how infant carriers built empires.
The Inuit Amauti
It’s difficult to make sure baby stays warm in the winter but imagine living in the arctic full time. Learn how the Inuit have combined baby carrier and coat to keep themselves and their babies warm.
The Racist Origins of the Obstetrical Dilemma | Squished Pt 1
So you’re an obstetrician in the early 20th century. You want to expand your practice to include all pregnancies and births, not just the high risk ones (but not those of black women, oh no!) So you gather up some sexist and racist drivel and viola! The Obstetrical Dilemma is born… and it’s killing women…
Babywearing in Hogarth’s London
Let’s talk about the baby carriers in William Hogarth’s painting, “March of the Guards to Finchley” on display at the Foundling Museum in London.