26 September 2013

Hang on... does this mean you don't...

...get to cook and eat it?

Actually, scrub that... my first question is, "What sort of new-age hippie throwback would... oh, wait..."

Umbilical cord non-severance, popular with early western European settlers in America, was revived in the 1980s by yoga practitioners exploring natural birth.
Ah, yes... the wisdom of the east. Another progressive practice from the poster-continent for appalling rates of infant mortality.

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FROM THE COMMENTS:
"I would suggest keeping the child attached through the teen years. Parents would have no problem knowing where their kids are. It would also stem the tide of rising teen pregnancy. This in turn would save the tax paying public a great deal of money supporting unwed mothers on the dole."
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