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6 edition of Better Baby Contests found in the catalog.

Better Baby Contests

The Scientific Quest for Perfect Childhood Health in the Early Twentieth Century

by Annette K. Vance Dorey

  • 136 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by McFarland & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of medicine,
  • Personal & public health,
  • Social Sciences,
  • Social history,
  • Health Services For Children And Youth,
  • Medical,
  • Consumer Health,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • History,
  • Public Health,
  • Sociology - General,
  • 20th century,
  • Child development,
  • Child welfare,
  • Maternal and infant welfare,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11045426M
    ISBN 100786406178
    ISBN 109780786406173

    Better Baby Contests: The Scientific Quest for Perfect Childhood Health in. the Early Twentieth Century, by Annette K. Vance Dorey. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, pp. Illustrations, notes, appendixes, index. $ cloth. Reviewer Lynne Curry is assistant professor of history at Eastem Illinois Uni-versity.   LANA ASPREY, M.D., is a Karolinska-trained physician who runs an international natural fertility consulting practice, helping couples recover fertility using techniques outlined in The Better Baby is the former medical director of a lab testing company working with neurological immunity to environmental factors and practiced medicine in Stockholm, Sweden/5(3).

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    Capital Blvd. Rocky Hill, CT Phone: () Email: [email protected] Reading this book before your baby is born is one of the best things an expectant mom can do, and she will reference it over and over as her child grows, because it deals with sleep issues for older children as well. Every baby shower gift I give is this book! ~ Jennifer M.


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This work traces the development of the baby health contests from their rural beginnings at agricultural fairs. Details are provided about the early instruments used for assessing infant development, the organizations and individuals behind the better babies movement, and the methods of promoting prize by: Better Babies Contests addressed this concern for child welfare and physical development, becoming the first eugenic competitions held at state fairs.

The first "Scientific Baby Contest" to combine these standards was initiated by Mary DeGarmo in Better Baby Contests book the Louisiana State Fair. Better Baby contests were held throughout the nation, including in North Carolina, during the early decades of the twentieth century.

The contests were a part of both the larger infant welfare movement, which sought to combat high rates of infant mortality and morbidity, and the efforts of various reformers to modernize rural lifestyles and home environments.

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A unique campaign of scientific baby judging spread across the United States in the early years of this century. Beginning at state fairs, it spread to towns and cities of all sizes. By the movement's peak in andscientific baby contests were held at 40 state fairs and several hundred county fairs and city contests.

The baby health contest identified the healthiest infants in a. Better baby contests combined heredity, infection control, nutrition, and sanitation in the quest for a common goal: improving the health of future generations.

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Just eat the stuff on the left below and watch what happens for you and your baby. As many women’s clubs and other organizations promoted Better Baby contests designed to evaluate and improve American families, the federal government created The Children’s Bureau in The Bureau’s mission was to conduct research and made recommendations on American children’s health and well-being.

‘Better Babies’ Contests Pushed for Much-Needed Infant Health but Also Played Into the Eugenics Movement Contests around the country judged infants like they would livestock as a motivator for Author: Francine Uenuma. That’s the argument historian Bethany Johnson and University of North Carolina Communications Studies professor Dr.

Margaret Quinlan put forth in their new book, You’re Doing it Wrong: Mothering, Media, and Medical Expertise. It all began in the early 20th Century with Better Baby Contests.

The explicit aim of the contests, held across the Author: Patrick A. Coleman. Adumbrated by 19th-century beauty pageants, the contests began at the Iowa State Fair in when clubwoman Mary T. Watts asked, “You are raising better cattle, better horses, and better hogs, why don't you raise better babies?”60 To judge infants like livestock, Watts and another rural reformer, Margaret Clark, devised scorecards that Cited by:   Better Baby Contests by Annette Dorey,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4).

Better Babies Contests return to Themes list. At the beginning of the 20th century, citizens concerned about high infant mortality in the United States took up the call of "baby saving." These initiatives relied on standards for normal child development, as well as input from healthcare professionals and public health officials.

Better Baby Contests. Mary deGormo, a former teacher, was the first person to combine ideas about health and intelligence standards with competitions at state fairs, in the form of baby contests.

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Better Baby Contests, Annette K. Vance Dorey, McFarland & Company, Inc., Jefferson, North Carolina, (This book includes the quotation cited from Outlook Magazine,) Aims Students should understand the following: Baby contests were grassroots efforts to.

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