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Incubator Baby

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Incubator Baby by Ellis Parker Butler is a touching and inspiring story about the resilience of the human spirit. The book follows the journey of a premature baby who must fight for survival in the early 1900s when medical technology was not as advanced as it is today.

The author does a wonderful job of capturing the emotions of the characters, particularly the parents who are faced with the heartbreaking reality of their baby's fragile existence. Butler's writing is both evocative and thought-provoking, as he delves into the ethical and moral dilemmas surrounding the care of premature infants.

One of the most compelling aspects of the book is the glimpse it provides into the historical context of the time period. Readers are transported back to a time when incubators were a new and controversial technology, and the medical profession was still grappling with how to care for these vulnerable babies.

Overall, Incubator Baby is a moving and thought-provoking read that will stay with you long after you've finished the last page. Butler's vivid storytelling and poignant themes make this book a must-read for anyone interested in history, medicine, or simply a good heartwarming story.

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Marjorie Fielding is born premature and spends her first months of life in an incubator. Her mother is a modern, broad-minded woman eschewing old fashioned views of childrearing to embrace a scientific method. Science has its place but can it be taken too far? Little Marjorie gives us her perspective. - Summary by Scotty

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