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The ABCs of Babies
Posted May 13, 2010 to photo album "The ABCs of Babies"
Babies may be universal, but the way that society and culture has viewed the little darlings has changed through history.
Slide 3: C is for Confusion
But what exactly are babies? The question is not as stupid as it sounds. Babies are in no position to tell us themselves. Over the years, babies have suffered from a lack of understanding. Today, for example, we know that babies are beings with fully formed senses. For example, babies experience pain. This fact was not fully realized by the medical profession until the 1970s, when the use of anesthesia during infant operations became de rigueur.