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Walthamstow 1962

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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Section 22. CARE OF MOTHERS AND YOUNG CHILDREN Notification of Births

Domici1iaryInstitutional
LiveStillLiveStill
Notified births which occurred in the Area50241,76027
Birth notifications transferred out to places outside the Area--1,00313
Birth notifications transferred in from places outside the Area2-3499

Care of premature infants
(Weighing 5┬Żlb. or under)
Born at Home 21
Born in Hospital or Nursing Home 79
Ante Natal and Post Natal attendances

(Local Authority Clinics)

New Patients-Ante NatalPost Natal
Low Hall Lane Clinic241
Silverdale Road Clinic122
West Avenue Clinic3-
District Nurses Training Home and Midwives' sessions held at Ante -Natal Clinics376_
TOTALS4153
Total Attendances
Low Hall Lane clinic1084
Silverdale Road Clinic658
West Avenue Clinic19-
District Nurses Training Home and Midwives' sessions held at Ante-Natal Clinics2,340-
TOTALS2,53212

Birth Control
(Medical Grounds)
New cases 4
Total attendances 18