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When you could sit right down and mail yourself a baby.: Publicity shot of “baby mail" from 1914.

1913 - After parcel post service was introduced in at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a

Unwanted babies for sale 1940's  ~ History! It's hard to believe this ever happened!

History In Pictures ‏ Unwanted babies for sale in Italy. Probably from unwed mothers, poverty-stricken families, or prostitutes. ------ so apparently you didn't need the black market if you wanted to sell a baby in Italy