Mothers and Babies

  • Richard Clutterbuck


Cuddling her first baby as she settled down after the exhaustion and euphoria of delivery, one young mother began to panic and confided her fears to a wise old granny at her bedside. ‘I don’t know anything about how to look after him. How can I find out what to do?’ The granny said ‘Don’t worry. You don’t need to know anything. He’ll tell you.’1


Child Care Young Mother Adoptive Parent General Taxation Natural Mother 
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Notes and References

  1. 1.
    Rosalind Miles, The Children We Deserve, London, HarperCollins, 1994, p. 98.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Penelope Leach, Children First, Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1994, p. 55.Google Scholar
  3. 4.
    Linda Acredolo and Susan Goodwyn, Baby Signs, London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1997, cited in The Times 15 April 1997.Google Scholar

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