Pregnancy and Childbirth in the Ancient World

Given today’s technology, pregnancy and childbirth are much more efficient than they once were. In today’s podcast episode, we gaze into the world of the Ancient Near East and see that miscarriages and infant deaths were commonplace. We also see the cultural reasons as to why parents wanted children—and lots of them! Learning all of this helps us see the stories in the Bible a little more clearly.


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