Birth And Human Evolution

Author: M. Maurice Abitbol
Editor: Praeger
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A comparative study of the pelvic structure and the movement of the fetus during birth in contemporary and fossil primates, including humans.
Birth and Human Evolution
Language: en
Pages: 237
Authors: M. Maurice Abitbol
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Praeger

A comparative study of the pelvic structure and the movement of the fetus during birth in contemporary and fossil primates, including humans.
Human Birth
Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: Wenda R. Trevathan
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-05 - Publisher: Routledge

The story of human evolution has been told hundreds of times, each time with a focus that seems most informative of the teller. No matter how it is told the primary characters are rarely mothers and infants. Darwin argued survival, but today we know that reproduction is what evolution is
Costly and Cute
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Wenda R. Trevathan, Karen R. Rosenberg
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-01 - Publisher: University of New Mexico Press

Scholars have long argued that the developmental state of the human infant at birth is unique. This volume expands that argument, pointing out that many distinctively human characteristics can be traced to the fact that we give birth to infants who are highly dependent on others and who learn how
Childbirth and the Evolution of Homo Sapiens
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Michel Odent
Categories: Childbirth
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09 - Publisher: Pinter & Martin Publishers

The period surrounding birth is a phase of modern life that has been dramatically altered in recent decades, and emerging scientific disciplines have shown that this short period is critical in the formation of human beings. Michel Odent, former obstetrician and revolutionary childbirth pioneer, believes that these are two good
Birthing Techno-Sapiens
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Robbie Davis-Floyd
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-31 - Publisher: Routledge

This ground-breaking book challenges us to re-think ourselves as techno-sapiens—a new species we are creating as we continually co-evolve ourselves with our technologies. While some of its chapters are imaginary, they are all empirically grounded in ethnography and richly theorized from diverse disciplines. The authors go far beyond a techno-optimism