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June 28, 1913

AN ANALYSIS OF 700 CASES OF LABOR

Author Affiliations

Obstetrician to Hillman Hospital, Physician to Mercy Home BIRMINGHAM, ALA.

JAMA. 1913;60(26):2033-2035. doi:10.1001/jama.1913.04340260007005
Abstract

For a number of years I have kept a record of obstetric cases occurring in my practice. I have thought a careful study of these might be of general interest. It certainly has been of service to me.

These results would seem to controvert the popular idea that most babies are born in very cold weather, as by far the larger number of my cases (383) occurred in the months from April 1 to September 30.

Delivery occurred at the following times of day, in threc-hour periods:

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