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hepatoma: Postmortem fetal extrusion, also known as “Coffin birth” is the process of a fetus being pushed through the vagina (much like live birth) of a pregnant decomposing corpse. The fetus is forced out the bloating of the body and by pressure of the gases in the abdominal due to decomposition. The fetus is seen below the body above, laying flat on the ground with the umbilical cord still attached.

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Internal side of the cover of the Coffin of Peftjauneith. Nut in black is an image of the night sky vault. The goddess with her mane standing up is swallowing the evening sun and giving birth the full moon. Rijsmuseum. Photo: www.rmo.nl

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Childbirth in Early Modern England: to me, it looks like she had triplets. The two in the foreground look healthy but the lady standing at the dresser in the red dress looks like she's putting the third child in a coffin.

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21 Wikipedia Pages That Will Make It Impossible For You To Sleep

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New Morbid Terminology: Coffin Birth

Coffin Birth definition ..

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New Morbid Terminology: Coffin Birth

Since I’m currently in the process of preparing to defend my dissertation (yay!), I’m going to be re-posting some of my favorite past articles! Recently, Caitlin Doughty of “Ask a…

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