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It was mandated by the slave owner that only one breast could be used to feed the white child... If she switched up and let both black and white babies suckle from the same breast, she could be whipped. It was like then sharing the same water fountain. She wasn't a paid wet nurse who choose this profession. He was an enslaved woman who had to feed all the white babies first and her child last. So if milk went dry, they brought in another slave to feed his children.

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Slave wet nurse: wet nursing required slave mothers to transfer to white offspring the nurturing and affection they should have been able to allocate to their own children. The day in the life of a mammy- her eyes say sooo much!

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Black Then | Black Wet Nurses And The Negative Connotations That Surrounds Them

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Kaidan Chibusa Enoki: The ghostly tale of the wet nurse tree by Ito Seiu. This scroll shows the ghost holding the baby while standing under a waterfall at Juniso (where Tokyo's Shinjuku Chuo Park is now located).

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oil - Wet Nurse by Beatriz Osorio Dondici

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This is so depressing. An old photo of a slave wet nursing a white baby!

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from greatgrubdelicioustreats.com

Homemade Caramel

Homemade Caramels! Soft and simple!

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Just finished this book, I seriously couldn't put it down! Highly recommend if you like historical novels! Yellow Crocus by Laila Ibrahim

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