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JAMA Revisited
April 7, 2015

The Care of the Baby’s Eyes in the Perambulator

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December 18, 1897

 

JAMA.1897;29( (25) ):1246-- 1247.

JAMA. 2015;313(13):1376. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11674

The matter to which I call your attention, the baby’s eyes in the perambulator, is one epoch in the life of many children that seems absolutely to have been ignored. I say many children! The very poor are not luxuriating on wheels. They have a possible contact with mother earth, or with a pavement. Again they get the air on the hip of an older sister. Children born in the other extreme of worldly position are not so often in a baby cab.

In the maternity, the nursery and in the school, the young eyes have received intelligent attention with preventive suggestion and remedial treatment.

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