Babies Stripped from Their Mothers at Birth! | Workhouse Q&A with Ray Noyes

While some of the older, rural poorhouses treated mothers and babies with respect, woorkhouses in cities commonly perpetuated many abuses against them. Babies were frequently separated from their mothers and, their corpses were often sold to surgeons if they died. Fathers were always kept apart from their children, and forced into hard labour. Moreover, if […]