By the time the mother came home, the nursery had been disassembled and the last nine months were put out of memory.
It tracks light, noise, and temperature in the nursery, as well as baby's heart rate and sleep position.
They were often based on nursery rhymes, like The Death & Burial of Cock Robin or The Babes in the Wood.
c.1400, "breeding, nursing," from Old French norture, norreture "food, nourishment; education, training," from Late Latin nutritia "a nursing, suckling," from Latin nutrire "to nourish, suckle" (see nourish). Meaning "place or room for infants and young children and their nurse" is from c.1300. As a type of school, 1580s. Horticultural sense is from 1560s. Nursery rhyme is from 1832.