UV Baby Branding

Branding a Baby? Although it doesn't burn as much as branding cattle, the principle and purpose is the same. In 1938, some hospitals used ultraviolet light to "sunburn" the parent's initials onto a baby to ensure that the right babies left with the right parents. A plastic bracelet works just fine these days. This not-so-bright idea is part of a gallery of 11 Terrifying Childcare Inventions From The Early 20th Century at PopSci. Link -via Boing Boing

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