Parents have put their babies through some silly fads over the years, and are still doing it. Photo: Alamy

Strange parenting trends down the years – and the latest fads

From using a rag dipped in sugar and brandy as a dummy to baby cages hanging outside buildings, parenting has gone through many fashions. Placenta eating and kid tracking are the latest popular crazes

Topic |   Parenting: newborns to toddlers

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Parents have put their babies through some silly fads over the years, and are still doing it. Photo: Alamy
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