Parents·Mar 8, 2018Here Are The Most Beautiful Photos Of Motherhood Over The Past 100 YearsA century of motherhood in pictures.by Krista TorresBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1900 Edward S. Curtis / Getty Images A mother from the Hopi tribe with her child on her back. 1910 Keystone / Getty Images A mother tends to her children in a Romany encampment. 1928 H. Guttmann / Getty Images A mother and her child of the Bantu Tribe in South Africa. 1935 Martin / Getty Images A mom pulls her kids to school through floodwaters in England. 1940 Fox Photos / Getty Images A mom, with a gas mask for her baby, gets ready to evacuate London during WWII. 1950 Three Lions / Getty Images A mom brushes her daughter’s hair in Fiji. 1957 Getty Images A mom breastfeeds her baby in Beit Hanun, Gaza Strip. 1963 Keystone / Getty Images This is 25-year-old Mary Brooks in Liverpool, England with her nine children, including twins and triplets. 1968 Keystone / Getty Images Mothers and fathers take prenatal classes at a British hospital during a time when fathers were first starting to take part in their child’s birth. 1968 Express Newspapers / Getty Images A mother kissing her newborn baby (location unknown). 1970 Evening Standard / Getty Images A mom plays with her baby during a London music festival. 1970 Hulton Archive / Getty Images A new mom and dad look on as their newborn baby has its umbilical cord cut in an American hospital. 1985 Joel Robine / AFP / Getty Images A mom and her children wait for food and medical care at a refugee camp near Korem in Northern Ethiopia. 1989 Patrick Hertzog / AFP / Getty Images An East German mother and her two children hold pieces of the Berlin Wall at the crossing point into the West. 1999 Eric Feferberg / AFP / Getty Images An ethnic Albanian mother cradles her baby in Lapusnik, Kosovo two days after returning from a refugee camp in Albania where she lived for three months with her children. 2002 Natalie Behring / Getty Images An Afghan mom is examined in the maternity ward of a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan. 2002 Georges Gobet / AFP / Getty Images A mother and her daughter flee fighting in the western Ivory Coast town of Man. 2008 Jay Directo / AFP / Getty Images A pregnant mother hears her child’s beating heart in Manila, Philippines. 2013 Hoang Dinh Nam / AFP / Getty Images A mom with her 8-year-old limbless daughter at Mỹ Đình National Stadium in Từ Liêm District, Hanoi, Vietnam. 2017 Manjunath Kiran / AFP / Getty Images An Indian mother takes a selfie with her child dressed as the Hindu deity Krishna in Bangalore, India. 2017 Yuri Cortez / AFP / Getty Images Mothers breastfeed their children during the "Big Latch On" breastfeeding festival held at the Bonatic Garden of the Chapultepec Park in Mexico City. 2018 Stefanie Glinski / AFP / Getty Images South Sudanese midwives deliver a baby at the Juba Teaching Hospital in South Sudan.