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    The decision to have a child is both a private and a public decision, for children are our collective future.
    Sylvia Ann Hewitt (20th century)

    Modern women are squeezed between the devil and the deep blue sea, and there are no lifeboats out there in the form of public policies designed to help these women combine their roles as mothers and as workers.
    —Sylvia Ann Hewitt (20th century)

    In most other modern societies working mothers are not put under these special and exaggerated pressures. For example, French and English mothers often prefer to breast-feed their babies, but they do not feel that their womanhood is at stake if they fail to do so. Nor does anyone else.
    Sylvia Ann Hewitt (20th century)

    ... blameless people are always the most exasperating!
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    John B. Watson, the most influential child-rearing expert [of the 1920s], warned that doting mothers could retard the development of children,... Demonstrations of affection were therefore limited. “If you must, kiss them once on the forehead when they say goodnight. Shake hands with them in the morning.”
    —Sylvia Ann Hewitt (20th century)