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October 28, 1899

Early Conception Following Labor.

JAMA. 1899;XXXIII(18):1114. doi:10.1001/jama.1899.02450700058024

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LaPorte, Ind., Oct. 10, 1899.

To the Editor:  —Gould and Pyle, in their work "Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine," mention several cases of early conception after a preceding pregnancy varying from forty hours to twenty-eight days. I desire to place on record another case: Mrs. B. was delivered on Dec. 5, 1898, of a girl. On September 27, 1899, she was again delivered of a boy at full term. She must have become pregnant on or about Dec. 27, 1898, just twenty-two days after the delivery of her first child. Yours truly,

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