London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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Walthamstow 1948

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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Number of infants—82.51 percententirely Breast Fed (Relative to total number of infants discharged)
(a) Not breast fed at all53675524215453.84 „ „
(b) Partly breast fed1525202191314118671116013.65 „ „
Number of—
(a) Maternal deaths-------------Nil
(b) Infant deaths----2112-121100.86 per cent(Relative to total number of births, minus still-births (1165))
(c) Stillbirths213-44223433312.59 „ „(Relative to total number of infants born (1196)
(d) Deaths of Infants admitted from District----1-1----2(including 13 cases of twins) ) Percentage of Still-births for Booked Cases was 1.88
Number of cases of—
Puerperal pyrexia11141-33212191.60 per cent(Relative to total number of confinements (1183))
Number of cases of—
Inflammation of infants' eyes111212-32112171.46 percent(Relative to total number of living infants (1165))