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Infant Life Protection Act [microform] / compiled by Helen D. Harris
Bib ID 1976049
Format MicroformMicroform, BookBook
Description Forest Hill, Vic. : Harriland Press, 2001- 
<13> microfiches : negative 
ISBN 095770044X (part two)
0957700431 (part one)
0957700466 (part three)
0957700474 (part four)
0957700482 (part five)
0958085102 (part six)
Summary

Pt. 1 The nurses: lists the name & location of women (& the occasional male) who applied to become nurses, who renewed their registration or who notified the Dept. of their change of address. Pt. 2 Illegitimate births: lists those people who were charged with failing to register the birth of an illegitimate child within the required 3 days. Pt. 3 The children and their nurses : contains 2 indexes; the names of the children who were given to nurses registered under the Act, and the names of the nurses & which children they took into their care. Pt. 4 Adoptions: shows both the child's & the adoptive parents' names. Legal adoption did not commence intil 1928.

Pt. 5 Infant deaths: lists those children who died while in the custody of a nurse registered under this Act, and includes those people who ere investigated for failing to comply with the Act. Pt. 6 Nurses- Miscellaneous: Lists women who were investigated by the Police Dept. for taking in children when they were not registered as nurses under this Act.

Full contents
  • Pt. One : the nurses (1901-1908)
  • - Pt. Two : Illegitimate births (1901-1908)
  • Pt. Three : The children and their nurses 1910-1908
  • Pt. Four : Adoptions 1910-1913
  • Pt. Five : Infant deaths 1901-1908
  • Pt. 6 : Nurses- Miscellaneous 1901-1908
 
Subjects Infants -- Mortality -- History.  |  Children -- Health and hygiene -- Victoria -- Statistics.  |  Infants -- Growth.
Other authors/contributors Harris, Helen Doxford
Available From PO Box 92, Forest Hill VIC 3131 

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