Medicine: Baby's Baby

When 13-month-old Barbara Stobie's protruding abdomen grew so big that she seemed ready to give birth to a baby of her own, her young mother, wife of a southern Oregon timber worker, finally took her to a local doctor. He suggested that the baby go to the Doernbecher Memorial Hospital which the State of Oregon maintains in Portland as an adjunct of the University of Oregon medical school. There the blonde little caricature of motherhood underwent an X-ray examination a fortnight ago. This revealed to the dumbfounded staff of the hospital that Barbara Stobie was indeed carrying a child. Plainly visible...

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