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A stretch in time

The Greeks and Romans recognised pregnancy could have some serious effects on the female body. Here, I will leave aside serious issues such as uterine prolapse, haemorrhoids and fistulas, and will concentrate on the – arguably – more frivolous question of … Continue reading

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