This method was successful. Your outcomes may vary.
I don’t know about you all, but I send all my babies by stork. But some people have different ideas:
“Sir: I have been corresponding with a party in Pa about getting a baby to rais (sic) (our home being without One.) May I ask you what specifications to use in wrapping so it (baby) would comply with regulations and be allowed shipment by parcel post as the express co are to rough in handling. Yours”
Wants Baby Sent By Mail (1913, Jan 17). New York Times (1857-1922). Page 13.
It is from December 16,1913 edition of The Sun.
The article itself follows suit in an entertaining manner – I suggest you read it for yourself on the Library of Congress Chronicling America site.