Thursday, April 30, 2009

YouTube Helps Father Deliver Child

Look at all the cool things you can learn on YouTube...

A father managed to deliver his baby son after watching DIY baby delivery video clips on YouTube.

Feeling nervous about the imminent birth of his child Marc Stephens had a look at childbirth videos on his home computer.

Four hours later his wife, Jo, went into labour three weeks earlier than expected and, as paramedics rushed to help, Stephens was able to put his new-found knowledge into action and helped deliver 5lb 5oz Gabriele.

Stephens, 28, a naval engineer, told yesterday how he had already learned how to play the guitar and solve the Rubik's Cube puzzle from YouTube videos. So it didn't seem too much of a leap for him to check out the whys and wherefores of childbirth.