4. Count the Women

I would like you to count the number of women that have given birth since the beginning of time.

Count how many of those women gave birth in a hospital. Exactly when did all women start to have their babies in hospitals?

Count how many of those women were able to give birth without using medications. When did most women begin to use the epidural?

Did you count the women?

Compare the numbers of women.

Since the start of womankind, how many women have given birth outside of a hospital and without medications?

When you add those numbers up what do you learn about women?

It’s important to remember that childbirth was not invented yesterday. Women have an incredible history of giving birth. In fact most of the women that have ever existed on the planet earth have safely given birth with a midwife at home without medications.

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