Cocaine toothache drops
In the late 19th century, cocaine toothache drops for kids were advertised like this and were easily available by only 15 cents for sale by all druggists! Giving cocaine to a little kid, really?
Give your baby bread dipped in liquor
Every parent knows how hard newborns can be, how seemingly impossible can be to put them to sleep. In the past, they just dip a piece of bread on some liquor and give it to the baby so he could soothe himself.