Why Is Giving Birth So Painful?

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Mystery Hour Question

It might be the most natural thing in the world, but just why does childbirth hurt so much?

Lesley, Nottingham

Answer

Name: Professor Hal

Qualifiaction: Professor of Public Understanding of Science, University of Brighton

Answer: Evolution is a process that hasn't got a strategy. Also, our head size has increased which is why it is particularly painful.

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