My first duty on this occasion is to express my sincere appreciation of the honor of being elected to the presidency of this association, and, as the incumbent of that office, to thank the very efficient local committee of arrangements for their efforts in making it possible to hold our meeting at a time when our sympathies are enlisted in a much broader and more serious cause.
Before taking up the discussion of the subject which I have chosen for my address, I wish to go on record as endorsing the objects of the association, as well as to bear witness to the wisdom displayed in its original organization. In no other way, I believe, could such wide-spread interest have been aroused and so much good have been accomplished as by bringing together all classes of persons interested in the welfare of infants. At each of the meetings which I
WILLIAMS JW. THE LIMITATIONS AND POSSIBILITIES OF PRENATAL CAREBASED ON THE STUDY OF 705 FETAL DEATHS OCCURRING IN 10,000 CONSECUTIVE ADMISSIONS TO THE OBSTETRICAL DEPARTMENT OF THE JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL. JAMA. 1915;LXIV(2):95-101. doi:10.1001/jama.1915.02570280001001