Robin Barker on the weirdest parenting trends throughout history

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Thu 9 November 2017

16 mins

Parenting, like many things in life, goes through it's own trends before we come to some sense. Like gin on the gums of a teething baby, or swaddling a newborn to a board of wood and hanging them up so mum could do her chores. Just your run-of-the-mill, everyday parenting things, not weird at all!

Robin Barker, author of Baby Love, takes us though some of the most outlandish parenting trends.

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