Childbirth and the Future of Homo Sapiens by Michael Odent

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Former obstetrician and childbirth pioneer Michel Odent argues that the aspect of human lifestyle that has been most profoundly changed in recent decades is the period of time surrounding the birth of a child. Since this formative time is considered critical in defining our species, Homo sapiens, fundamental changes in this area should herald significant evolution in regard to how babies are born. This, surely, should be at the heart of our discussions of the future, even above considerations of how humanity and planet earth interact.
 

About Michael Odent

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Odent is os the Primal Health Research Unit, London.
 
Published November 7, 2013 by Pinter & Martin Ltd. 160 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Science & Math.

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His book is a tinderbox that will infuriate both the pro-C-section lobbyists (babies born this way are five times more likely to suffer allergies he points out) and the natural birthers (infant death globally between birth and 28 days appears twice as high after planned homebirth than hospital bi...

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