Kōrero: Women and men

Learning baby care

This 1946 film shows girls being taught the basics of mothering. At this point, just after the Second World War, and with a baby boom about to take off, many of the girls would be mothers within a decade. 

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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:

Charlotte Macdonald, 'Women and men - Mothers and voters: 1880s–1920s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/29219/learning-baby-care (accessed 4 July 2022)

He kōrero nā Charlotte Macdonald, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, updated 1 Aug 2017