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Need to Deliver a Baby? Let YouTube Show You How.

By Rachel Cernansky
Apr 30, 2009 9:48 PMNov 5, 2019 8:50 AM


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You can learn to solve a Rubik's cube from YouTube—so why not how to deliver a baby? Twenty-eight-year-old Marc Stephens, now a father of four, had planned an at-home birth with his wife, Jo, but the hospital had no midwives available when baby time came a-calling. So instead, he tapped his memory for lessons he'd learned about childbirth from a series of how-to videos on YouTube. Lucky for Jo, it turned out to be her most relaxed labor thus far. "Mark is one of those people he can put his hand to anything," she said. Still, let's see what she says when it comes time for baby number 5. Related Content: Discoblog: Amateur Geneticists Biohack From Home

Image: Flickr / Joe Shlabotnik

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