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This is a video created in 1935 to show treatment for difficult breastfeeding cases.
IT IS FASCINATING!
In the video you see inverted nipple treatment, re-establishment of milk supply, nipple shield use, glass hand pump use, and the treatment for “flabby breasts”.
Anyone who is interested in the topic of breastfeeding, especially the cultural evolution of breastfeeding, will enjoy this video.
Watch the full video below:
One of my favorite dishes!
Preheat Oven to 375 degrees
Mix all ingredients (except topping) together well but DO NOT OVER MIX (this is important).
Form into about 2 inch ovals.
If you wish, … Keep Reading!!!
The Dolls of the World Collection has been around since 1980. However, this week it has been receiving a lot of attention for playing up cultural stereotypes.
They must have missed Amazonia Barbie in 2009:
It seems Mattel’s 2012 “Mexico Barbie Doll” has been criticized for being offensive because the doll comes with a pink passport and Chihuahua:
Critics are claiming that the passport is touching on immigration issues. However, every doll from their new design concept comes with a … Keep Reading!!!
My husband and I always knew we wanted to raise our children with a global perspective. We knew we could do this by traveling with our children. However, the education doesn’t need to stop when we are home in the US.
One of the best resources that I’ve discovered which teaches children about other cultures is Kid World Citizen. They have in-depth country information (organized by continent). Get snack ideas and recipes from other cultures, learn how Christmas is … Keep Reading!!!
By Dr. Katherine Dettwyler
(shared with permission):
NOTE: Anthropologists no longer refer to any society or group of people as being “primitive” or “savage” or “barbaric” – people who have very simple technological resources may nonetheless be quite sophisticated in terms of religion, philosophy, kinship systems, art, music, etc. Therefore, please excuse the following authors for using the terminology of their day.
Examples of societies where children nurse for many years.
Ford; Clellan Stearns 1945
A Comparative … Keep Reading!!!