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July 16, 1898

Precocious Pregnancy.

JAMA. 1898;XXXI(3):138. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02450030040018

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Indianapolis, July 7, 1898.

To the Editor:  —In reference to an article on page 42 of the Journal for July 2, taken from the Lancet of April 23, I wish to say that I delivered a girl about June 1, at the age of 12 years and 10 months. The boy baby weighed seven and one-half pounds and is now doing nicely. The labor was normal in every respect; no forceps, no laceration, and an uneventful puerperium. This girl had menstruated several times before impregnation. She was not over-developed, and really not fully developed, there being little hair in the axillary or pubic regions. She is nursing her babe, though her breasts are small. Sincerely,P. S. I understand there was a girl 12 years of age delivered at the Women's Hospital, six years ago.

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