A young woman (Margarita Fisher) marries a wealthy man (Joseph Singleton) and they get caught up in the social whirl. The woman finds out she is pregnant and questions whether she really wants to be a mother. So she gets a potion from a friend which will induce abortion. When her husband finds out what she has done, he divorces her and marries a woman who wants a family. The first wife, meanwhile, continues her life of parties and nightclubs. Then, when she grows old, a spirit called "The-Child-That-Might-Have-Been" takes her through "Babyland" and by surroundi ng her with babies left and right, shows her the error of her ways. Then the woman wakes up with the potion still unused in her hand -- it was all a dream. She tosses the poison out the window and happily informs her husband of her condition. While the allegorical part of this picture may sound corny today, this type of thing was commonly filmed in the 1910s, and its message -- that motherhood and womanhood were virtually one in the same -- was a common belief in those days.
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