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Accepted, maybe. But I'm sure it was absolutely as common as it was everywhere else in the world. People can't just magically generate the resources to care for unwanted kids, especially not pre-industrial revolution peasants. People might not have been shouting from them rooftops that they were murdering babies, but they were definitely doing it.I never said it didn't happen, but as you said it wasn't acceptable or near as common. Similar to the concept of murder or rape happening while being unacceptable. Doesn't mean I think murders and rapes are going to stop and we all get to never face reality again. It shouldn't be easy or simple for everyone to be a virtuous person if the virtues are truly exemplary.
Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if a lot of that infanticide was done solely by women and men had no clue. According to the article I linked women also vouched for each other to avoid criminal penalties. Based women.