Baby Bottle Cloth Nipple

Pottery containers used as baby bottles were found in Cyprus, Greece dated to 900 BCE using cloth pieces as a nipple. Continue reading

Woodcut Illustration of Child in Toy Car

A German monk wrote a childcare treatise in verse form, Versehung des Leibs Continue reading

Charles Burton Manufacturers the Pram

Charles Burton invented the first modern perambulator or ‘pram’ in New York, NY USA in 1848 Continue reading

French Publication Recommends Condom Usage

The publication L'Escole des Filles, from Paris, France recommended condom usage Continue reading

Commercially Manufactured Baby Carriages

William Cavendish, the third Duke of Devonshire’s family of Chatsworth, England owned the first baby carriage made in 1733 by William Kent. Continue reading

David Low

Sir David Alexander Cecil Low (7 April 1891 – 19 September 1963) was a New Zealand political cartoonist and caricaturist who lived and worked in the United Kingdom for many years. Continue reading

Lowe’s Grand Hotel

The first family hotel, Lowe’s Grand Hotel opened on King Street, Covent Garden, London, England on January 1774 by David Low. Continue reading

First Manufactured Female Condom

Female Health Company, of Chicago, IL, USA manufactured Reality, the first female worn condom that was sold in a soft plastic pouch, in 1993. Continue reading

James I – King of England

James VI and I (James Charles Stuart; 19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death in 1625. Continue reading

Orphan Export Program Provides Colonists Cheap Labour

King James I instituted the orphan export program to provide colonists cheap labour for English settlements in the Virginia colonies beginning in 1619, thereby reducing state-supported orphans in British cities. Continue reading