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We must not imagine that childbirth is always easy in less advanced societies , or
that women necessarily give birth without pain . Although many healthy women
give birth casually in the fields or in between household tasks , and continue ...
May she give birth , May she stay alive , May she walk in health before thy divinity
! May she give birth happily and worship thee ! 4 When labour is prolonged for a
Zuni Indian woman a member of the Great Fire Fraternity can help by singing 3 ...
Dakota women used to give birth in a pile of sand , their feet supported against
pegs , and their hands holding other pegs at the side in just such a position . The
Manus of New Guinea give birth in special houses where the old women of the ...
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