Why do maternity hospitals ask about you and your partners jobs?

I was with my mother on a visit before and she had a bit of scare so we went to the EPU (Early Pregnancy Unit) and I remember them asking her a few questions but why do they ask about what job both yourself and your partner have?

It was during them regstering her in. They asked for the usual (Name, Age, D. O. B and health history, e. t. c)


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  • Ability to care for the child, of course. Hospitals are required to have that intake information because if you cannot take care of the child they cannot ethically release it to you.


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