In this episode, we are joined by friend of the show Rachel Kuberry, who tells us all about the history of the baby cage and the historical importance of airing out babies. Why did these devices ever seem like a good idea and why did they fall out of fashion? And what are we still doing today that is essentially the modern equivalent?
Run Time: 41 minutes, 58 seconds
- A Brief and Bizarre History of the Baby Cage
- A History of Cribs and Other Brilliant and Bizarre Inventions for Getting Babies to Sleep
- Baby Cage Patent
- “The Care and Feeding of Children” by Luther Emmett Holt