21The Balance Of Work And Nursing
A hundred years ago, we were at war. Although it seems like we're going through a chaotic time ourselves, life in Europe during WW1 was incomparable.
This photo was taken in Rome, Italy, at a place called the "Laboratoire Nido". The photo depicts the wives of active soldiers who were forced to work while their
babies waited close by. Only every two hours were they allowed to get up and nurse their children.