In the past girls did mothercraft classes at school, where they learned how to care for babies. This clip from 1946 shows some willing and (despite what the narrator says) not-so-willing babies being bathed by a crowd of adoring girls.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 248. National Film Unit, 1946
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