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Man Experiences The Pain Of Childbirth, Responds Accordingly

20/11/2014 18:17 GMT | Updated 20/11/2014 18:59 GMT

In a country where most men aren't even present for the birth of their children, one hospital is giving fathers-to-be a chance to really experience childbirth.

The Chinese facility places electrodes on the willing men and passes an electrical current into the abdomen.

One participant said: "It felt like my heart and lungs were being ripped apart."