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Orange Juice

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Health – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 16th December 1957.

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Photo of Mr Hilary Marquand Mr Hilary Marquand , Middlesbrough East 12:00 am, 16th December 1957

asked the Minister of Health what steps he is taking to ensure that all mothers are made aware of the desirability of their taking orange juice during pregnancy and of providing it for their young children.

Photo of Mr Richard Thompson Mr Richard Thompson , Croydon South

In addition to advice given by their general practitioners and at the ante-natal clinics, expectant mothers receive a leaflet on maternity care which stresses the importance of taking orange juice and other welfare foods during pregnancy and of giving them to their young children. I am sending the right hon. Gentleman a copy.