Bathe your baby three times a day
In an article in 1959 “Do’s and don’t of childcare” it was stated that parents had to be extremely careful with their babies hygiene, don’t let anyone kiss the baby and bathe him…3 times a day.
Baby’s head should point north when she sleeps
Where the hell is North? I don’t even own a compass! Thankfully, no one believes this now, but in the 19th century, it was believed a baby should sleep aligned with earth magnetic currents.