Irish Doctors Used to Break Women's Pelvises So They Wouldn't Miscarry

Ever heard of symphysiotomy? Probably not; my spell check doesn't even know what it is. But it's a painful surgical procedure which involves breaking a woman's pelvis during childbirth that sounds like an ancient torture method but was once an alternative to Caesareans used in maternity hospitals across Ireland in the … » 11/14/12 6:30pm 11/14/12 6:30pm