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Blood pressure must stay within carefully defined limits , but no studies have
been done to determine if there are any socially created stresses in the life of a
pregnant woman today which may make it likely that she should become
These herbal teas are prescribed according to the woman ' s condition : cerasee '
to clean the blood or for high blood pressure , ' fever grass ' for headaches and
mixed with rum for vomiting , cape gooseberry , sometimes called ' wild tomato ' ...
If the woman bleeds too much , the witchdoctor orders a red calf to be sacrificed
and she is made to drink some of its blood . After delivery , the woman is always
given a special dish of spinach to make the blood strong . A retained placenta is ...
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The Motherhood Trap
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