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Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Contraceptive Practice Handbook, 1984

Identifier: GD1/135/1/8
Scope and Contents

Handbook produced by Department of Health and Social Security.

Dates: 1984

Female resident, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 3 October 1962

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/3/4
Scope and Contents Discussion of a neighbour's child who is badly behaved and whose mother wants to take to a psychiatrist. INTVEE preoccupied with birth control, has been told by doctor that her nerves would be better without the monthly anxiety about pregnancy. She thinks her husband may object on religious grounds but she thinks he will agree if it is better for her health. None of the eight couples on the top balcony use contraception and there is some discussion about methods used to avoid pregnancy -...
Dates: Other: 3 October 1962

Group of female residents, female interviewer, 26 November 1962

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/3/3
Scope and Contents One INTVEE had grown up in Pitt Street and lived in Lapicide Place, would like to return to Leith primarily because of the shops. She probably has better neighbours in Muirhouse but dislikes the balcony layout, preferring stair layout because it allows more privacy. The stairs themselves in Leith were dark but once you were in your own house you were all right. No decent walls in the new houses, can hear everything. Complained that the sun was on the wrong side to the balconies but was told...
Dates: Other: 26 November 1962

Jennifer Speirs

Identifier: GD1-147
Scope and Contents

Material reflecting Jennifer's involvement in the Brook Advisory Centre, Edinburgh, and the Lothian Health Board Programme Planning Committee for Family Planning Services. Includes minutes, public health information, reports and correspondence. Please note that a further donation of material is due to be added to this collection (Acc19/002). Please contact the LHSA Archivist (0131 650 3392, for details.

Dates: 1975-1984

NonRes.4.23 Old Kirk Engagement Class, 23 February 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/1/4/23
Scope and Contents

Summary by Molly Harrington of her attendance at an Old Kirk Engagement class held by Rev. Ian Reid for young engaged couples to talk about married life. This session was concerned with sexual relationships and included a talk by Dr Munro on intercourse and contraception.

Dates: Other: 23 February 1961

Papers relating to research, c 1970-2005

Identifier: Coll-1871/1
Scope and Contents This series contains files on: A Study of Family Planning Practice in Marriage ; NHS Morale Study; Contraception After Childbirth and Abortion Research Project; Fertility and Family Planning in a Working Class Population Project; A Social Worker in the Health Centre Project; Elder Study; Contraceptive...
Dates: c 1970-2005

Res.2.5 Female resident, early twenties, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 16 March 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/2/5
Scope and Contents INTVEE is a married woman with two children, 5 yrs and 5 mths. She is pregnant and says she was very upset at first by the pregnancy because it was much earlier than planned, the worst was telling her mother who has put her foot down and said this will be the last. She is quoted as saying, "it wasn't as if we didn't do anything about it". She had been to the family planning clinic but was afraid to go back in case she got a row because she hadn't been using the thing properly. "I was only...
Dates: Other: 16 March 1961

Res.5.3 Female resident, age unknown, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 1 November 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/5/3
Scope and Contents INTVEE lives with her husband and five children. Her three youngest required transfusions at birth and she says she is therefore justified in using birth control methods despite the teaching of the Catholic church. They had previously lived in Sighthill but there was nowhere for the children to play and her neighbour continually complained about the noise they made, on account of her nerves she got and exchange. There is plenty of rough ground for them to play here although it would be...
Dates: Other: 1 November 1961

Res.6.3 Female resident, age unknown, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 24 January 1962

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/6/3
Scope and Contents Leith: INTVEE's chief memories of Leith are "the dark stair, gaslight on the stair and in the house, only one outside lavatory for four families and no bath, having to go to the public baths every week" Her family had slept in one room - her mother and five children, when she moved to Pilton she only had to share with one sibling. Her mother was reluctant to be re-housed.Neighbours: INTVEE does not see much of her neighbours, she speaks to people at the van but nothing more and...
Dates: Other: 24 January 1962