In the 1950's there was the largest generation in American history known as the baby boom, more than 4 million people were born in one year. Military war vets were getting back from WW2 and getting back together with there spouses of girl friends, and getting married or getting more close. This was a record broke in just about one year, in the years to come the work force of America would have a for sure work force to be reckoned with.
This a graph of the birth rate in America during the Baby Boom.
Babies of the Baby Boom
This is a picture of some of the babies born during the Baby Boom.
Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care
During the Baby Boom new parents didn't know how to raise a child well, Dr. Benjamin had the solution. Dr. Benjamin wrote a book titled "Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care", this book changed the way that parents raised there kids because that was the socially acceptable way of raising your children.