JAMA. 1930;94(20):1565-1566. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02710460019007.
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During the past few years a great number of various sorts of foreign bodies have been reported as having been found in the urinary bladder, including such articles as chewing gum, hair pins, needles, tallow candles, rubber catheters, pencils and clinical thermometers.

The case that I am reporting is, I believe, unique and worth calling attention to in view of the sudden flood of contraceptive methods arid instruments into the hands of the laity.

REPORT OF CASE  An intelligent white woman, aged 22, married, was delivered of a normal full-term baby, Oct. 26, 1929, at the Cook County hospital. Following delivery she returned weekly to the postnatal clinic and her course, as well as that of the baby, was normal and uneventful.During the latter part of February she received a letter from the Medical Bureau of Information on Birth Control located at 190 North State


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