It is a fact that women who are too-skinny or malnourished will not get pregnant no matter how hard they try, and even if one takes they'll soon lose it to a miscarriage. A woman must literally eat for two while she is pregnant or risk ruining her own health.
It is she who made the connection between her lost unfertilized egg each month and the seeds from the fruits she ate. It is she who made the connection between her body as incubator and the earth. It is from her understanding of her nature that produced her understanding and eventually her manipulation of mother nature.
The first farmer was a woman as sure as the first ob-gyn was a woman. Male control of these innovations is very recent.
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