We are blessed to live in a country with modern medicine

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Weird Fact #8  Women made out will when they found out they were pregnant.

A sad fact that when women throughout history found out they were expecting a child they knew the cost could be their own lives and would make out their wills immediately

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WELL THAT SOUNDS RELAXING !?!

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10 Amazing (and Weird) Facts about Childbirth Through History

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 Number 1…….They gave birth on bricks

During Bible times women in labour stood on 2 bricks (oddly enough named “Birthing Bricks”) in order to give the midwife or assistant a little bit of extra room to catch the newborn….doesn’t that sound like a great way to give birth after perhaps hours of labour—balancing on 2 bricks!