[ExI] Human extinction
possiblepaths2050 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 22 03:36:04 UTC 2008
My mother gave birth to my younger brother at an Air Force hospital
(30 years ago) and she had to put her foot down with the doctors to
not do a c-section because it was their standard operating procedure
to carry out the procedure as soon as the least bit of trouble
On 8/21/08, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
>> On Behalf Of Olga Bourlin
>> Subject: Re: [ExI] Human extinction
>> From: "spike" <spike66 at att.net>
>> To: "'ExI chat list'" <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>
>> > For comparison, we have three friends who gave birth 8, 10 and 11
>> > years ago.
>> > In all three cases, the mothers were very stoned during and
>> after the
>> > birth, and don't remember much of it.
>> Stoned? Were these unusually difficult births?
> Ja actually two of them were: one was emergency C section after 20 hours
> labor and no progress, one breech, the other normal as far as I know.
>> If not difficult births ... then, WHAT??? Just a decade ago?
>> Where was this? Olga
> Two at Stanford, one at Kaiser in San Jose. In all three cases, the mothers
> were loopy as a box of cheerios an hour after the births. The Kaiser birth
> mother doesn't remember our being there, even tho we were around for about
> half an hour. Don't know what they were giving them.
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