Baby farming


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Ba´by farm`ing


1.The business of keeping a baby farm.
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Q: Why did you choose to write about baby farming in your new book?
WHEN Caitlin Davies moved to an Edwardian house in London three years ago, she discovered two erstwhile neighbours had been in the business of baby farming.
When author Caitlin Davies moved to an Edwardian house in north London three years ago, she too discovered a sinister trail involving two erstwhile neighbours who were in the business of baby farming.
Her own sister Louise Walls, 37, says Theresa's baby farming makes her feel physically ill and has begged authorities to make her stop.
Splott mother-of-three Leslie, whose real name was Rhoda Willis, was part of a sickening criminal practice called baby farming.
As Broder notes, attention to sensational accounts of baby farming obscured a more difficult reality in which mothers had limited choices because of poverty and the stigma of illegitimacy enforced by the respectable working class.
Herman, an associate professor of history at the University of Oregon, offers an extensive timeline, as well as brief essays--with images, primary document excerpts, and suggestions for further reading--on a long list of topics that includes baby farming, eugenics, infertility, and transracial adoptions.