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Woman's Casual Live-Stream Of Her Birth Makes Having A Kid Look Easy

Emily Norris is a 33-year-old mother of three, and she runs a parenting Facebook page called “Channel Mum.”

She was 11 days overdue when she finally began going through labor in her home. She had planned a home birth. So, she just had to wait for the midwife to arrive.

In the meantime, she decided to do what anyone would in that situation: begin live-streaming.

OK, I know that sounds odd. If you'd only read the headline, you'd probably have wondered, "What is wrong with people?”

But when you actually watch the video, you see a smart woman who really just wants to document this utterly vital process that is so rarely witnessed outside of those hyper-clichéd movie scenes, where animalistic women rage-shout and hit their amiable husbands.

She knows that live-streaming her birth is a peculiar thing to do as well.

As she explains,

I know this is a really weird and unnatural thing to do... go into labour and pick up Facebook Live or a camera. But I've shared my whole pregnancy so now, I'm sharing the birth.
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She's all smiles and excited that the baby may finally be coming.

She shows us where she's planning on giving birth: a couch. She also shows us the toilet they'll use for cleanup.

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Then, in the middle of the video, she starts getting a contraction while talking. So, she has to take a minute to get over the pain.

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“Definitely getting harder to talk through,” she explains. But she's still smiling, even though a baby is trying to force itself out of her body. This lady is TOUGH.

Before she signs off to, you know, make life, she expresses her appreciation to her followers.

I can see you all commenting! Thanks, everyone!

The internet is making things so weird. Good weird, but still weird.