But scientists have found striking similarities between male seahorses’ pregnancies and mammalian pregnancies.
Many women in Brazil want to deliver their babies by Cesarean section — for them, it is convenient, modern and clean. But others say they are forced into delivering their babies through surgery, in a country with one of the highest c-section rates in the world.
In Russian, the word for “pregnant” can mean “burdensome.” In Chinese, “pregnant” appears to imply “happiness.” But be careful reading too much meaning into these words, say linguists.
Fathers are routinely denied the right to be present for the birth of their children in Trinidad and Tobago, and in many other Caribbean territories.