Throughout visual media, there are countless examples of the big window looking over a room of newborn, swaddled babies. The hospital nursery is a sight that most people are familiar with, but has really only been around since the early 20th century. Jen presents her findings into why they were created, some fascinating inventions to make them better serve the hospital community, and why they have become less popular in recent years.
Run Time: 38 minutes, 06 seconds
- Why Hospitals Started Displaying Newborn Babies Through Windows
- Proud Parents with Newborn in Maternity Ward, 1960s
- ‘Baby-in-the-drawer’ Helped Turn the Tide for Breastfeeding
- New Nursery Window Pays Off in Public Relations
- Hospitals are Separating Mothers and Newborns During the Coronavirus Pandemic