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Parents Stunned By Video Of A Mum's Water Birth: 'That Baby Flew Out'

'That was just incredible.'

12/09/2016 09:41 | Updated 12 September 2016

A video of a mother’s water birth has stunned many parents because of how quickly the baby “flew” out.

The fascinating clip of the woman in a birthing pool with her partner, was shared by Lisa Marie Sanchez Oxenham, a midwife from California.

The pregnant woman can be seen waiting for her next contractions.

As they come, she breathes short and sharp breaths before giving one big push.

Parents watching the video can’t get over how quick the baby was born.

“That baby flew out,” one mother wrote. “Wish my labour was that easy.”

Another commented: “Omg, omg omg, omg this is amazing. That’s the miracle of birth and it’s beautiful. Congratulations.”

A dad wrote on the video: “Wow, that is nothing like my wife’s birth was, seems like everyone wishes they were that easy.”

Within nine days of being posted on Saturday 3 September, the incredible video had been viewed more than 15 million times, shared more than 100,000 times and had received 22,000 comments.

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