Maternal healthcare in industrial districts, c.1900-39

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During the early years of the 20th century, maternal mortality was rising in Britain, with Scotland having the highest rates in the UK. After World War I, the government was determined to tackle this and other health problems. The healthcare matrix included provision by churches and employers.

Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2010


  • industrial areas
  • maternal healthcare
  • medical history


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