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Maternity Unit Case Books , 1937-1949

Identifier: LHB13/2

Scope and Contents

Large bound volumes giving, for each patient, number, name, address, age, numbers of previous pregnancies, dates of admission and delivery. Also presentation, position, sex, weight and condition of baby on delivery. Including condition of mother and baby after delivery, by whom delivered, and any complications or treatment given, whether booked, whether full term or premature birth.


  • Creation: 1937-1949

Conditions Governing Access

See the description of each register for the date from which it is open to public access.

LHSA encourages the use of these records for legitimate clinical, historical and genealogical research purposes, and records that are designated as closed can be consulted by legitimate researchers if certain conditions are met. Please contact the LHSA Archivist for more details regarding procedures on how you can apply for permission to view closed records. Telephone us on: 0131 650 3392 or email us at


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Repository Details

Part of the Lothian Health Services Archive Repository

Centre for Research Collections
Edinburgh University Library
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Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
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