Archive for April 10, 2015
Fertility is something that has captivated humans from the beginning of time. Many ancient cultures had fertility goddesses, in addition to elaborate creation myths that involved fertility. In fact, a woman’s womb was considered sacred, and childbirth was considered one of the most important milestone’s in a woman’s life, the same way it is today.
In ancient times, as in now, both men and women struggled with infertility. The only difference is, the technology and know-how to properly diagnose the root cause of infertility was not available, which is why many people who were infertile were thought to be cursed by the gods. However, infertility was usually blamed on the woman, and in many ancient cultures, women who were unable to conceive were sometimes shunned.
Fast forward to today, and things a