Shades of Crime

The Ideal Maternity Home Scandal

Jan. 24, 2021

Between 1928 and 1947, the Ideal Maternity Home was operating out of Chester Nova Scotia, a maternity home which boasted highly confidential maternity care for unwed mothers. The home was operated by Lila and William Young, a couple who went from being held in the highest regard to some of the most despised people in Canada. This week's episode looks into the actions of Lila and William Young and the long-lasting impacts their actions have left on people across Canada and the United States. neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.