So Grows the Child (Series) (1961-1962)

So Grows the Child was a CBC series of quarter-hour broadcasts from Halifax and was directed at pregnant women and new mothers. It concerned pre-natal and post-natal care and child development. Libbie Christensen discussed child care with doctors from the Nova Scotia Medical Society, and subjects included birth, the first weeks of the baby's life, nutrition, and the work of the Victorian Order of Nurses.

Cast:
Libbie Christensen....Host


Original Broadcaster(s): CBC

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byClick here to see the profile of this user pwalty, February 11, 2014
Hello from Halifax - my mother was working at CBC Halifax when this show was being taped and was persuaded to allow the film crew into our home. They filmed me as a baby in Dartmouth at our house and I would dearly love to know if the footage still exists and if I could see it. Thanks for replying!

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