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FIRST "TWILIGHT TWINS" IN WEST ANQ
THEY'RE SOME TWINS
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"Twilight Sleep" twins posing for first photograph,
left; Mortimer Minden sleeps peacefully at right.
Elinore Helen at
Kansas City, Mo., Aug. 3. You,
can't show the Shannon twins of
Missouri anything about keeping
right up to the band wagon of science.
The twins arrived two weeks ago at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Shan
non, and they came by. the very new
est anl most scientific route the
"twilight sleep" route.
rBoth babies are of normal size.
Mortimer Minden is a hefty youngs
ter, with some hair on his head; Eli
nore Helen has less weight, curlier
hair and the same sweet disposition
her brother has.
It was Mrs. Shannon's first venture
into "twilight" land. The treatment
was administered at her home and it
was very successful
MOTHERHOOD NEED NO LONGER LEAD WOMAN
INTO DREAD "VALLEY OF DEATH"
In Mrs. Boyd's first article on "Twi
light Sleep," she discussed the mean
ing of "Twilight Sleep." Today she
tells you what "Twilight Sleep"
means to the mother; in her final ar
ticle she will consider what painless
birth means to the child. Editor.
BY MARY BOYD
President of the Twilight Sleep As
tt sociation of New York.
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doctor, an enthusiast for twilight
sleep, "that the best thing about twi
light is that it makes the doctor and
nurse fuss over the mother and give
her sympathy and care all through
This doctor was herself the mother
of two children, born after a normal
labor without twilight sleep which
lasted two whole days. She remem
bers with special resentment how she
was left, Iffee a sick cat, as she ex-