Posted by Mary on July 31, 1997 at 12:35:16:
In reply to Dont Know Nothin' 'Bout Birthin' No Babies posted by Ann on July 17, 1997 at 13:31:36
] I was wondering if a woman who had not yet had a child, would be allowed in the room during a birth. If Jane was first to have a child, would Lizzy have been allowed in the room? Or was it something of a initiation rite, presided over by mothers, with the uninitiated kept outside?
I don't know about Lizzy being allowed in if she hadn't already had a child... but I do know that men weren't allowed in for sure.
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