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BIRTH

IGNORANT SOUTHERNERS FEED EXPECTANT MOTHERS CLAY TO AID IN THE
BIRTH OF THEIR CHILD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): PICA

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Birth
BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Mineral

Date learned: 09-00-1973

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PREGNANCY BELIEF

IF A WOMAN EATS ERASERS, SHE IS GOING TO HAVE A BABY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): PICA -- EATING ODD THINGS

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Birth

Date learned: 03-22-1972

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IF A PREGNANT WOMAN DOESN'T EAT A PIECE OF CHALK, HER BABIES
TEETH WILL COME IN ROTTEN.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

Keyword(s): BABY'S ; PICA

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Food
BELIEF -- Body part Senses Mouth, teeth, lips, tongue
BELIEF -- Birth
BELIEF -- Fate Destiny Luck Chance

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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