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Multilingual Demographic Dictionary, second unified edition, English volume

Infant welfare services

Multilingual Demographic Dictionary, second unified edition, English vol.
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Infant welfare services  (INFANT welfare services)


Many other public measures, such as housing programs or measures in the field of public health 1, may have an impact on demographic phenomena. The provision of services for pregnant women such as pre-natal clinics 2 and for parturient (603-4*) women may help in reducing late foetal, infant and maternal mortality (cf. 410, 411, 413, and 424-5). Services which are primarily designed to help the mother are called maternity services 3; those meant to assist the child are infant welfare services 4 or child welfare services 4. More...