Pages

Jump to bottom

4 comments

1 Sionainn  Mon, Dec 3, 2012 5:49:12am

Great post. Sharing.

2 Vicious Babushka  Mon, Dec 3, 2012 6:58:06am

I get angry all over again every time I read this story.

3 ibob  Mon, Dec 3, 2012 7:17:26am

This is incredible. I have been in this field for almost 30 years and always believed this was a procedure performed in rural areas of 3rd world countries where c-sections were not an option. This is an incredibly barbaric procedure and I am amazed it was performed so recently in Ireland. It speaks volumes about these peoples' opinion of women that this would be preferable to an operation that "might" result in a woman to have fewer children in the end.

4 Destro  Mon, Dec 3, 2012 11:15:45am

I guess the "Intelligent Design" god that made us could not figure out how to make women have babies without breaking their pelvises in some cases.

Or maybe he planned it that way for the lulz because the Abrahamic god reads as a mother*&&^ insane god, if it is real. I recall it is religious dogma that women have to hurt in child birth as reminders of Eve's original sin.

[Link: masi.cscs.lsa.umich.edu...]

Anesthetics during childbirth:

In 1846 James Simpson, a Scottish physician promoted the use of chloroform to relieve pain during childbirth. This was opposed by the Church, citing Genesis 3:16 "...I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children". The avoidance of pain was seen as thwarting God's will.


This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

Jump to top

Create a PageThis is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.
Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.
Last updated: 2016-01-01 10:29 am PST
LGF User's Guide RSS Feeds

Help support Little Green Footballs!

Subscribe now for ad-free access!Register and sign in to a free LGF account before subscribing, and your ad-free access will be automatically enabled.

Recent PagesClick to refresh
WONDER WOMAN Comic-Con Trailer Her Fight Is Ours. WATCH the official Comic-Con trailer for #WonderWoman, starring Gal Gadot!--Gal Gadot stars in WONDER WOMAN - in theaters June 2, 2017.Follow #WonderWoman on social media:Facebook: facebook.comTwitter: twitter.comInstagram: instagram.com--WONDER WOMANFrom Warner Bros. Pictures and DC Entertainment ...
Thanos
3 hours, 25 minutes ago
Views: 78 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Dem Suggests Race Factored Into Obama Senate Endorsement Democrats should not be making assumptions about identity politics, this year or any other year. But Sanchez on Friday said race may have had something to do with the endorsement. "I think they have, what he said they have, ...
Thanos
4 hours, 44 minutes ago
Views: 99 • Comments: 3 • Rating: 2
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Hillary Clinton: We Don’t Need Candidates Who ‘Talk Trash About America’ AMPA, Fla. — Hillary Clinton made no mention of her potential running mate during a rally here Friday evening, instead delivering a fiery rebuttal to Donald Trump's acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention. "The last thing we need ...
Thanos
6 hours, 18 minutes ago
Views: 78 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Family Tree: Bill, Chelsea and More Relatives We all know Hillary, Bill and Chelsea Clinton. But what about the extended Rodham and Clinton families? Both Clintons have family members who haven’t been talked about much recently, and the family is expanding, with a second grandchild born ...
Thanos
6 hours, 23 minutes ago
Views: 98 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Blast at Kabul Demonstration Kills 81, Injures 286 KABUL, Afghanistan — At least 81 people were killed and 286 wounded Saturday in a twin bombing claimed by the Islamic State group that targeted a demonstration by members of the Hazara minority, officials and witnesses said. The marchers ...
Thanos
6 hours, 28 minutes ago
Views: 168 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
No Compassion: Far-Right Catholic Group Gloats Over Defeat of Bill to Help Victims of Clerical Abuse A few days ago, I receive the July-August issue of Catalyst, the newsletter of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights. If you’re not familiar with the Catholic League, it’s a right-wing outfit that exists mainly to scream ...
Thanos
8 hours, 17 minutes ago
Views: 302 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 49 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 3
Comments: 0
: 4
Energy Company That Heats and Cools Downtown Kansas City Is Going Green A rooftop restaurant on a downtown office building. A quick-melting ice rink in Sprint Center. A vanishing coal pile at the Missouri riverfront. They have nothing in common — unless you know about the network of heating and cooling ...
Thanos
12 hours, 6 minutes ago
Views: 113 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Soon, the Curiosity Rover Will Rule Mars With Its Automatic Lasers Don’t ever say you can’t teach an old rover new tricks. The Mars rover Curiosity, operated out of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, received a software upgrade — similar to the ones you get on your cell phone — that ...
Thanos
23 hours, 14 minutes ago
Views: 226 • Comments: 1 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 5 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 1
David Duke Loved Trump’s RNC Speech: ‘Couldn’t Have Said It Better’ - Towleroad Former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke had high praise for Donald Trump’s speech accepting the Republican nomination: “Great Trump Speech, America First! Stop Wars! Defeat the Corrupt elites! Protect our Borders!, Fair Trade! Couldn’t have said it better!” Duke ...
Thanos
1 day, 9 hours ago
Views: 198 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 1
Comments: 0
: 2
Marvel’s Iron Fist - SDCC - First Look - Netflix [HD]Danny Rand fights relentlessly to regain everything he's lost in Marvel's Iron Fist, coming soon to Netflix. Follow Iron Fist:Facebook: facebook.comTwitter: twitter.com
Thanos
1 day, 10 hours ago
Views: 180 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0