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When men and women married in the 1830s they generally assumed that children would follow promptly and regularly.
Historical Subject | By Margaret Anderson, History Trust of South Australia | early nineteenth century, late nineteenth century, mid nineteenth century
Could the problem of infant mortality be dealt with by giving expert advice to mothers? The Mothers’ and Babies’ Health Association certainly thought so.
Historical Organisation | By Judith Raftery | early twentieth century, mid twentieth century
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