Film: 9471

Medicine | 1950 | Sound | Colour


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Breast Feeding 1950's

14ft The British Hospital for Mothers and Babies where Dr Waller began studying breast feeding in 1912. The wards in 1957.
42ft Mother feeding baby
60ft Booking of confinement.
95ft Detailed examination of a breast
180ft Nipple shells
202ft Mothercraft class
230ft teaching the expectant mother how to express colustrum
345ft After birth baby is put to breast
363ft Cleaning hands, breasts and nipples
404ft Baby feeding
465ft In case of painful feeding, milk expressed into bottle
540ft Engorgement explained by diagrams
627ft Preparing to leave hospital with baby; health visitor
646ft "Doctor Waller Homes", an after-care unit at hospital where mothers having feeding difficulties can stay.

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