The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
Mother always said "if a child was born with a birthmark, to do this, before the child got into the bath or anything." Take the afterbirth, the sack the baby grows in, take the lining from the sack and rub the baby all over with that. The skin would come out clean and the birthmark would be gone.
Data entry tech comment:
Motifs added by TRD
James Callow comment:
Original BN [P720, P760.750] crossed out. Replaced wtih current classifications
|Subject headings:||BELIEF -- Remedy|