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Save our mothers : an appeal by the Commonwealth Minister for Health Rt. Hon. W.M. Hughes, K.C., M.P

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Title

Save our mothers : an appeal by the Commonwealth Minister for Health Rt. Hon. W.M. Hughes, K.C., M.P

Date

1935

Description

"This booklet explains why the Commonwealth has launched the King George V and Queen Mary Maternity and and Infant Welfare Jubilee Memorial Fund Appeal. Wishing to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of Their Majesties the Commonwealth sought a fitting Memorial, more lasting than bronze or stone, which could actually become part of the British race." -- verso of front cover.
At the crossroads -- Toll of motherhood -- Other countries, too -- Unnecessary illness -- Experts all agree -- Deaths are preventable -- Sophistry exposed -- Australian statistics confirmed -- Dr. Tandy's table -- National campaign to save mothers -- A constructive plan for maternal and infant welfare -- Cleanliness and comfort essential -- Fine records -- Secret of good results -- Fight against sepsis -- Isolation of maternity hospitals -- Health is best maternity attendant -- Ante-natal clinics vital -- Importance of diet -- Co-operation of women essential.
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Pamphlet Collection.
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Publisher

Brown, Prior & Co
Melbourne, VIC

Rights

Public Domain Mark
This work is free of known copyright restrictions.

Format

19 pages ; 19 cm

Language

eng

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Citation

Hughes, W. M. (William Morris), 1862-1952 and King George V and Queen Mary Maternity and Infant Welfare Jubilee Memorial Fund Appeal, “Save our mothers : an appeal by the Commonwealth Minister for Health Rt. Hon. W.M. Hughes, K.C., M.P,” Fusion: Deakin Exhibits Online, accessed August 14, 2022, https://fusion.deakin.edu.au/items/show/1744.

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