Review of Reviews,  15 (1897), 48.

Incubators for Babies




Publications abstracted:

James W Smith Strand Magazine


Obstetrics, Medical Treatment, Invention, Patents

    Reports that 'the latest device of modern scientific philanthropy, consists of something like a small hen-coop' in which a new-born baby is 'kept at uniform temperature by a spiral pipe through which a current of warm water is continually run'. This 'system of baby-hatching was invented by Dr. Alexander Lion, of Nice' in 1891, and the patented device, which is used across France, has now begun to be used in London.

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