[LMB] (was) Dono - (Now) Is Barrayaran homosexuality a MUTATION?
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Wed Jan 5 01:22:49 GMT 2011
Well remember Cazaril' diplomatic mission to Ibra. He pointed out that Iselle's risks in childbirth matched Bergon's in war.
> > 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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