Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Finsbury Borough]
Home visits were paid by the Superintendents in 984 cases,
to 71 expectant mothers and 913 general visits.
The Health Visitors also made 690 visits to expectant mothers
in connection with preparations for confinement.
Clothing clubs are held at both centres for the sale of woollen
and other garments at cost price, for the children of those mothers
who attend the centres.
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|Artificial Sunlight Clinic|
|No. of mothers||3||1|
|No. of attendances||11||1|
|No. of children, 1—5 years||68||65|
|No. of attendances||837||676|
|No. of babies||19||19|
|No. of attendances||121||116|
|No. of mothers||Not held||22|
|No. of attendances||at Leage||56|
|No. of children, 1—5 years||Street.||67|
|No. of attendances||...||535|
|No. of babies||...||69|
|No. of attendances||...||663|
|* (These figures are included above)|
|No. of children||Not held at||16|
|No. of attendances||Leage Street.|
|The numbers of dinners served at the centres were as follows :—|
|Sale and Grants of Dried, Milk—|
|Sale of Dried Milk||1,831$ lb.||1,749 lb.|
|Free Grants of Dried Milk||1,066 lb.||2,483 lb.|