Monthly Archives: September 2012

Birth in Australopithecus, apes, & man: a passage over time (part 3)

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We have in the previous two parts of this 3 part series on the passage of babies through the birth canal briefly discussed the process as well as the differences  in labor between humans & the giant apes. The title … Continue reading

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Birth in Australopithecus, apes, & man: a passage over time (part 2)

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Walking into trouble: birth in higher primates. Birth of their baby is usually fast & uncomplicated in higher primates such as gorillas, chimpanzees, & orangutans. However in man the birth is usually prolonged and obstructed labor a common problem, with … Continue reading

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