Twilight Sleep

Twilight sleep is a drug-induced state of memory loss and lack of pain sensitivity brought about by a combination of morphine and scopolamine. It was popularly used in the early 1900's to alleviate pain during childbirth. Its use was discontinued when it was later discovered that it caused mothers to be completely detached from the whole birthing experience, and caused babies to become drowsy and have impaired breathing capacity.

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