The most horrible invention childcare
• The most horrible invention childcare
For a long time the concept of "child" does not exist. It appeared only during the New Times. Come to grips with the education of the children of mankind, and all decided only at the beginning of the XX century. Surprising is the fact that by then for posterity things for the most part resemble some strange instruments.
One of the most important parts in the education of a young child - a grafting walking skill. The vast majority of parents do it manually. But a Swiss engineer at the beginning of the last century, invented a device that allows you to manage the baby kicking by using wooden sticks.
2. Tattoo for kid
Definitely, nobody wants to get into the nursing home is not his child. In order to avoid any unclear situation in the 1930s in the United States, in New York used a special apparatus for marking children. Insignia mounted on a leg or buttock kid with a special lamp. This procedure was painful. Little.
3. Air playpen
All the children need fresh air! But what if you do not have the strength to go out and still so much to do at home? The answer to this question is found in the beginning of the last century in Europe. There are parents offered to install windows on a special "air arenas." It is surprising that no accidents with the arena and was not registered.
4. Down with strollers
When the child is sitting in a wheelchair, it is possible to move only on foot. Swiss inventor Emile Eberl last century offered an interesting alternative for baby carriages. She was the baby carriage is mounted on the handlebar. The design is not the most reliable and stable, but very convenient!
5. Alarm for baby
In the 1930s, the US swept the real wave of child abductions. Against this background, businessman Charles Rothenberg was able to develop and successfully implement market prams signaling project. If someone is trying to get the baby out of the stroller when enabled system, the gadget starts making a terrible noise.
6. The cage rocking
The American inventor Sheldon J. Vanderburgh and father of three children felt after work (like most married people) absolutely exhausted. To simplify the care of children, an American invented a special cage rocking. It looks crazy, but the children will not crawl!
7. Children's mask
Do you think that in the US alone creates strange things? In 1938, the first in the history of the gas mask for infants was established in France. In fact, it was a real air bag with a rubber pump and a special filter. Wide dissemination of the present invention, however, never received.
8. Road "suppressor"
As with all decent citizens, Caleb M. Prather hated the children who cry in public transport. At some point, he finally put the babies in trains and engineers have created a special pipe with ventilation, which could put the screaming child, in order to muffle his screams.
9. "Chinese arena"
In China, we invented a lot of interesting things, but for a long time could not think of to "humane" arena for young children. Instead, they used to curb underage here are elongated barrel. The operating principle of the device is frighteningly simple: the child is simply inserted into the barrel of the armpits and hanging. Inside there is enough space for a baby could possibly defecate. Inside was also a small compartment for coal to heat the air in the barrel during the cold season.