Former surgeon Michel Odent, who challenged perinatal beliefs and rituals in the mid-1970s, will be hosting various Tuesday evenings discussing a range of maternity and human evolution topics.
Michel Odent introduced the first practical applications of the ‘gate control theory’ of pain in 1975, as well as introducing the concept of birthing pools in maternity hospitals at around the same time.
Now retired, Michel Odent aims these series of talks will help future generations explore the evolution of humans and transformations of the Earth.
Each talk will highlight different topics such as, nutrition of pregnant women and lactating mothers, the place of birth from bacteriological and immunological perspectives and symbiotic evolution.
The talks will be held at Effraspace, London (SW2 1PX) from Tuesday 17th January 2017 – Tuesday 4 April 2017.
The full list of topics and dates can be found on the Pinter & Martin website.
Tickets cost £12 per person, per talk, with an early bird offer available if tickets are bought before Tuesday 13 December 2016.
Michel Odent has announced that he will be happy to sign any of his books. Guests are invited to bring their own copies to be signed.
Tickets are non-refundable.
For more information, please visit the Pinter & Martin website.
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