10 Vintage Ads No Baby Would Be Featured in Today

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Babies are cute -- which explains why their fresh little faces have graced countless ads selling everything from cars to candy bars. But leave it to advertisers to take things too far. In the past, babies were used to sell far stranger items (cigarettes? guns?) that would (or should!) most certainly not be allowed today!

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To give you a glimpse of just how low advertisers have sunk in the past, behold these vintage ads starring babies. Take them as an encouraging sign that we've come a long way, but be warned: some of these are truly offensive. 

Can you imagine giving a baby number four today?

 

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