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Birth of a Turkish child: Turkey, 1956

Pregnant woman measured at Mother and Child Health Centre of Ankara, Turkey
WHO/Marc Riboud

Slide 5

Mrs. Toprak, of Ankara, already has eigth children and is expecting her ninth. At none of her deliveries has she had trained professional help. On her first visit to the Mother & Child Health Centre, Mrs. Toprak is weighed and measured before receiving a thorough medical checkup.

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