Placenta burial and 5 other fascinating birthing rituals around the world

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Giving birth is one of the weirdest, most surreal and yet ordinary occurrences that happens around the world all day, every day.

But despite what is a fairly straightforward process (there are usually only two ways the baby can exit!), each culture sees the moment of giving birth and the days that follow it in its own unique, sometimes spiritual, way. Here are some fascinating ways other cultures mark childbirth.




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