Review of Reviews, 12 (1895), 266.
Baby and Matrimonial Exchange
Breeding, Population, Sex, Morality, Instinct, Gender
Warns that illegitimate babies cannot be considered for exchange because 'the establishment of an agency by means of which the children of illicit unions can be provided for would tend to weaken one of the deterrents which at present serve to keep down the percentage of illegitimacy'. Also suggests that 'instead of lavishing their affection upon pups and cats [...] childless women should take' surplus babies 'and rear them as their own'.
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