Jane Austen’s Birth | Pt 1
In my Jane Austen Thinks series, I explore the Austens’ family letters, Jane’s novels, as well as contemporary fashions, scientific developments, and politics in England to get a better understanding of what life was like for growing families in the late 18th and early 19th century; and to get an idea of what Jane Austen…
“A Young Woman nursing a baby” 1868 | Jacob Maris | Quick Art History Video
A young woman nursing a baby, was painted in 1868 by Dutch landscape painter, Jacob Maris. He was living in Paris when he painted this portrait of his wife Catharina Hendrika Horn breastfeeding their first baby, Guillaume [gee-um] who was born in April of 1868 and tragically died the following March. Based on a pencil…
Humoral Medicine | Pregnancy, Birth, and Breastfeeding in the Middle Ages
Learn about the humoral theory and it’s ideas about pregnancy, birth, and infant care including breastfeeding.
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.