Ameila Dyer, The baby butcher, lured new mothers with newspaper advertisements like this one. Infant mortality was high children's lives were cheap. Many families in straitened circumstances were happy to dispose of an infant to a new home not ask too many questions about where to whom it was going. They had fallen victim to one of the murkiest of all the many social evils in Britain just over a century ago - the "baby farmers".
U.S. has highest first-day infant mortality out of industrialized world, group reports
In 1975, when Japan stopped vaccinating children under the age of 2 years, dramatic improvements in their infant mortality occurred. Japan's place in the world scale of infant mortality went from 17, a poor position, to number 1, the best performance.
A study published in the peer-reviewed journal Human and Experimental Toxicology found a significant correlation between the number of vaccines given to infants and infant hospitalization and mortality rates. Encourage those you love to do their homework before submitting babies to vaccinations.