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Childbirth

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = Baillie

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

13.3 Female, Married, 35-44 yrs, Toxic-exhaustive psychosis, September 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/12
Scope and Contents "Doctor says this woman was in C.R.I with a puerperal psychosis. Also definitely dull. Mother: elderly, was in M.H. Incomer. Was depressed and agitated after childbirth. The doctor couldn't decide between schizophrenia and manic-depressive psychosis. House would probably be clean, not overcrowded."
Relatives in survey: Daughter 13.4
Dates: September 1946

28.121 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, July 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/27
Scope and Contents "IQ of 72. Does not give the impression of being dull, a bit giddy, "well decorated". Works in the wool mill. [Male informant] just at the silly stage. Dr can't confirm - one sister died of TB bowel after birth of her child. [Male informant] confirms that this girl is very dull."
Relatives in survey: Father 28.120, niece 28.37
Dates: Other: July 1946

Biographical note about Mrs MacDonald, Tarasaigh/Taransay, 8 July 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/10
Scope and Contents Biographical note about Mrs MacDonald, Tarasaigh/Taransay that she had seventeen children and 'never a doctor entered her room'.
Dates: 8 July 1870

Charm beginning 'Faic a Mhoire bhean us i eir fòd a bhais', 8 July 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/24
Scope and Contents Charm probably collected on Tarasaigh/Taransay beginning 'Faic a Mhoire bhean us i eir fòd a bhais, Faic fein i mhic san agad a tha'. The text has been scored through in ink.
Dates: 8 July 1870

Charm entitled 'Tearna Moire' [Placenta of Mary], vocabulary and accompanying story, 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/22
Scope and Contents Charm entitled 'Tearna Moire' [Placenta of Mary] collected from Ana Nic an Liallain bean Eachain 'ic Iosaig [Anna MacLellan], bocag [pauper], Ceannlangabhat, Iocar, S[outh Uist] [Iochdar, Uibhist a Deas] on 16 October 1867. Anna states that she got the charm from her mother Cairistina Chamaron [Christina Cameron] who got it from her mother Mairi O' Shialaidh [Mary O' Henly] and it had been in the family for many generations. The earna [nut] was mounted in silver attached to a cross which was...
Dates: 1883

Ghost story about a woman and newborn child, 20 January 1871

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/144
Scope and Contents Story collected from Hector MacLeod, aged 85, at Caisteal Bhuirgh/Borve Castle, Lionacleit/Linaclate, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, about a man in Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist who encountered a woman outside his home with a crying child. She told him that the King of France sent her to the Eilean an Iar [Western Isles] but on her arrival at South Uist she did not like it so she decided to go to North Uist [Uibhist a Tuath]. While crossing the ford she went into labour at Heastamal Isle...
Dates: 20 January 1871

Note about childbirth customs, 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/193
Scope and Contents Note about childbirth customs that women would sit with the woman who had delivered a baby for eight days until the baby was christened and that a rowan collar was placed around the neck of the child. Rowan was also placed around the churn to 'keep the toradh'. 'Hence the frequency with the rowan is seen at house doors'.
Dates: 1883

Press cuttings, 1953-1966

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Identifier: BAI 4/2
Scope and Contents 2 press cuttings: one intimating the award of OBE to Ian Fowler Baillie, the other the birth of a son to him and his wife Sheila.
Dates: 1953-1966

Res.3.2 Married couple waiting to be re-housed, male interviewer, 1 May 1961

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/3/2
Scope and Contents INTVEEs live with their 3 children in one room in a basement flat in the town centre for which they pay about £4 a month. They are looking forward to having 4 rooms in their new place and perhaps even a garden. Husband is quoted as saying "a room I can go into and be quiet when I come in". They don't like the flats in Muirhouse as there are too many children. They have been asked to sign a form saying if they go to the house any accidents to them or the children will not be held against the...
Dates: Other: 1 May 1961