[LMB] (was) Dono - (Now) Is Barrayaran homosexuality a MUTATION?

Gwynne Powell gwynnepowell at hotmail.com
Wed Jan 5 01:02:35 GMT 2011

> From: Walter Bushell proto at panix.com

> And until recently death in pregnancy was a major cause of death for women. Even today multiple pregnancies in a short time period is a major drain, particularly for women who are marginally nourished. 

I read somewhere that, up to WWI, the number of deaths of 
women in childbirth equalled the death toll of men in war.
Also that in some traditional cultures (South American, mostly) 
women who died in childbirth were given the same status as
men who died in war.

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