Tag: middle ages
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.
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Medieval Babywearing | European Infant Carriers
With the talk of which culture has the exclusive rights to this or that, some have wondered if people of European descent should use infant carriers at all. To which I can only groan (and share this post).
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