Mothers and medicine. A social history of infant feeding, 1890–1950

@article{Fildes1990MothersAM,
  title={Mothers and medicine. A social history of infant feeding, 1890–1950},
  author={Valerie Fildes},
  journal={Medical History},
  year={1990},
  volume={34},
  pages={464 - 465}
}
In the end, however, Heywood's conclusions are unsurprising. He decides that child labour ended in industrial sectors such as textiles because rising real wages by the end of the nineteenth century allowed parents to dispense with childrens' earnings at precisely the same time that compulsory elementary education became more strongly enforced. These two… CONTINUE READING