American Babies: Their Life and Times in the 20th Century

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Greenwood Publishing Group, 2007 - FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS - 213 pages
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This volume explores the history of babies in the United States from 1900 to the present, covering such issues as attitudes toward babies and significant advances in the health of babies.
 

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Contents

American Babies in 1901
1
The General Public and Babies Attitudes Advice and Altruism
15
Health Illness and the American Baby
37
From Weaklings to Fighters
65
The Economics of Infancy
95
Racism and the American Baby
117
Population and Immigration
129
Infertility and the Quest for American Babies
143
Beginning the World AgainAmerican Babies at the Start of a New Century
161
Bibliography
171
Index
191
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