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Why Textbooks May Need to Update What They Say About Birth Canals

Look up the term “pelvic canal” in the typical anatomy or obstetric textbook, and you likely will find a description such as this: “Well-built healthy women, who had a good diet during their childhood growth period, usually have a broad pelvis.” Such a pelvis, the text continues, enables “the least difficulty during childbirth.” But such… Read More »