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St Pancras 1904

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for St. Pancras, London, Borough of]

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The Mode of Feeding of Infants visited during the last three quarters of 1904, and the first quarter of 1905.— Representing the actual number of Infants visited and the Mode of Feeding at the time of enquiry, that is, at the particular month of age stated.

Infants dying before establishment of breast milk.Under 1 month1. Fed.Total Infants
Breast Feeding1910013611344201383--1457
Mixed Feeding114453734151515-21-179
Hand Feeding31636321683451--124
Total in each period23130217182944331278311760772

Ages of weaning of Infants ascertained during the last three quarters of 1904 and the first quarter of 1905.

At Birth.Under 1 month1.2.3 . visited.