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

Kevin Kennedy kevink45 at hotmail.com
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.
>  
> Scary.
>  
> Gwynne 		 	   		  
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