Kōrero: Parenting

Mothercraft class, 1946

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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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Lesley Patterson, 'Parenting - Mothers, fathers and parenting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/26332/mothercraft-class-1946 (accessed 25 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Lesley Patterson, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 26 Jun 2018