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5 edition of Wet nursing found in the catalog.

Wet nursing

a history from antiquity to the present

by Valerie A. Fildes

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Basil Blackwell in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wet-nurses -- History.,
  • Breastfeeding -- History.,
  • Breast Feeding.,
  • Infant Care -- history.,
  • Infant Food -- history.,
  • Milk, Human.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementValerie Fildes.
    SeriesFamily, sexuality, and social relations in past times
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRJ216 .F54 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 300 p. :
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2034408M
    ISBN 100631158316
    LC Control Number88010417

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Wet nursing by Valerie A. Fildes Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wet nursing, or breast feeding another's child for money, is one of the oldest occupations open to women. This book is a history of these substitute mothers from earliest times to the present/5(5). This book is a history of these substitute mothers from earliest times to the present.

Valerie Fildes examines wet nursing practices in ancient societies such as Egypt, Mesopotamia and Wet nursing book Graeco-Roman world; medieval and renaissance Europe; Europe and America since the 17th-century; and in the modern world, including Wet nursing book Third by: A wet nurse is a woman who breast feeds and cares for another's child.

Wet nurses are employed if the mother dies, or if she is unable or elects not to nurse the child herself. Wet-nursed children may be known as "milk-siblings", and in some cultures the families are linked by a special relationship of milk s who nurse each other's babies are engaging in a.

Traditionally, a wet-nurse was someone who already did have a baby, or who had nursed babies before. Often, a wet-nurse would be breastfeeding her own Wet nursing book at the same time as breastfeeding the other baby whose mother may or may not have died.

A l. Wet-nursing, the practice of breast-feeding another’s infant. In certain periods of history and among some social levels, wet-nursing was a paid profession. The history of wet-nursing is ancient (dating to perhaps bce) and continued as a practice into the 21st century, though in many parts of the world knowledge of its potential dangers has made it.

A Social History of Wet Nursing in America: From Breast to Bottle examines the intersection of medical science, social theory, and cultural practices as they shaped relations among wet nurses, physicians, and families from the colonial period through the twentieth century.

It explores how Americans used wet nursing to solve infant feeding Cited by:   Wet nursing, the breastfeeding of babies from unrelated mothers, is one of the oldest professions in human history.

Breast milk is the safest nutritional supplement a baby can consume. It provides the infants with natural antibodies, vitamins, minerals, fats, and proteins that cannot be found in artificial formulas%(37). Wet nursing tends to be reserved for rich clients with money to spend, while cross-nursing is more about bonding with multiple children and raising those children as a community.

Sometimes neighbors cross-nurse their children and other times there is a group of women who live close together and choose to breastfeed each other’s children.

Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Management advised women to put up their wet nurses in their own homes, if possible, in order to monitor their behavior and ensure they conformed to Victorian. What is a wet nurse.

A wet nurse is a woman who breast-feeds somebody else’s baby, either for money or because she is the Stone Age up until the invention of modern infant formula in the mids, many babies got their milk from a wet nurse – a woman who was not their own mother.

Some people might describe wet-nursing as “gross” or “weird”, but many people do not realise that women have been wet-nursing since the beginning of time. Wet nursing has been documented as early as BC and continued until the 20th century when the feeding bottle was introduced (Stevens, Patrick & Pickler ).

WET NURSING. Use of a wet nurse, “a woman who breastfeeds another's child” (Davis,p. ), was a common practice before the introduction of the feeding bottle and nursing began as early as BC and extended until the 20th by:   Wet nursing has been around forever, both as paid work and as an unpaid social relationship.

Some cultures continue to acknowledge the existence of "milk siblings," biologically unrelated children who have nursed from the same woman's breast and who A few days after my son was born, a friend texted me in the middle of a big snowstorm to ask if /5.

Our guest blogger today is a REAL-LIFE Wet Nurse!. Her story was so incredible that I begged her to let me share it here on Mommy News Blog. There is also a great in-depth story about wet nurses that you can find on the Parenting Blog – we encourage you to read that coverage as well.

Please read below and share in the joys that this mom has felt by being able. Before the invention of infant formula and feeding bottles made wet nursing virtually obsolete in Western society, aristocratic women commonly hired wet nurses, as breastfeeding was seen as wives of merchants, doctors, and lawyers also preferred to employ a wet nurse rather than breastfeed because it was cheaper than hiring help to run their husband's business Author: Linda Lowen.

The history of wet nurses. There’s a new boom in the sale of breast milk, largely to NICUs, where it can mean the difference between life and death for a premature some critics worry about unintended consequences of turning human milk into a product.

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in the house, it truly was wetter or smelled attached to disturb. The lawyer’s thoughts took him back to his childhood. He remembered his wet nurse, the black woman who had nourished him with her ample breasts when he was little.

Despite her life of suffering as a slave, she was cheerful and affectionate with him, welcoming him into her arms to nurse, rocking him to sleep with songs in her African language. A Social History of Wet Nursing in America raises many questions for future research, particularly on the regional and ethnic/cultural variations in wet-nursing practices and policies.

This pathbreaking book is a must-read for historians of medicine, the family, and women's work. Molly Ladd-Taylor York University.

In cities like Rio de Janeiro, newspaper advertisements for enslaved wet nursing services existed throughout the nineteenth century.

One advertisement read: “For rent, an ama de leite [wet nurse] with very good milk, from her first pregnancy, gave birth six days ago Be it advised that she does not have a child.” 3. nurse [ners] 1. a person trained in the scientific basis of nursing, meeting certain prescribed standards of education and clinical competence; see also nursing practice.

2. to provide services that are essential to or helpful in the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health and well-being. 3. to breast-feed an infant; see breastfeeding.Wet-nurse definition is - to care for and breastfeed (another woman's baby): to act as wet nurse to.A Social History of Wet Nursing in the United States: From Breast to Bottle examines the intersection of medical science, social theory and cultural practices as they shaped relations among wet nurses, physicians and families from the colonial period through the twentieth : Janet Golden.