Jump to content

Men in tears with simulated labour


  • Please log in to reply
34 replies to this topic

#1 IsolaBella

Posted 31 January 2013 - 03:33 PM


http://www.dailylife.com.au/health-and-fit...0129-2dhqd.html


Love this.



#2 YodaTheWrinkledOne

Posted 31 January 2013 - 03:40 PM

yeah, I saw it yesterday.  Cracked me up.  And it was only for 2 hours!!!  laughing2.gif

#3 ednaboo

Posted 31 January 2013 - 03:43 PM

I have one thing to say to them - diddums!

#4 erindiv

Posted 31 January 2013 - 03:55 PM

Aw, poor little pets.

I wish I could do that to every man who has ever said to me that no matter how hard, labour cannot possibly be as painful as being kicked in the nuts.

The last person to say that to me copped the response of "I don't know, can I kick you in the nuts for twelve hours and we'll see?"

#5 Mrs Darcy

Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:15 PM

Not only did it last for a mere 2 hours, they didn't have tearing, stitches and all the other messy stuff that goes along with it…not to mention the 9 mths leading up to it.

It was funny to watch though

#6 Regular Show

Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:52 PM

roll2.gif O wow thats hilarious.

I want to strap that thing to DF  ph34r.gif

#7 opethmum

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:03 PM

They should be able to experience lochia surely otherwise the experience is incomplete plus you should chuck in one of those simulator babies that scream on and off every 2 hours or so with someone giving you nipple cripple for about an hour when feeding the damn thing. Then probably throw in 100 visitors who look and stare at you expecting you to clean up after them after they leave saying incessant mutterings.

#8 erindiv

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:05 PM

QUOTE (opethmum @ 31/01/2013, 06:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
They should be able to experience lochia surely otherwise the experience is incomplete plus you should chuck in one of those simulator babies that scream on and off every 2 hours or so with someone giving you nipple cripple for about an hour when feeding the damn thing. Then probably throw in 100 visitors who look and stare at you expecting you to clean up after them after they leave saying incessant mutterings.


No to mention wetting themself whenever they laugh/sneeze/cough.

I actually read a really funny blog post about this topic the other day. Will try to find the link.

#9 elizabethany

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:09 PM

Not even close unless they included crowning.

#10 erindiv

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:11 PM

Blog talking about this video and how men can experience childbirth... almost.

(don't read if you don't like swearing) biggrin.gif


http://www.scarymommy.com/men-can-experien...by-kinda-sorta/



#11 opethmum

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:14 PM

QUOTE (erindiv @ 31/01/2013, 06:05 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
No to mention wetting themself whenever they laugh/sneeze/cough.

I actually read a really funny blog post about this topic the other day. Will try to find the link.


laugh.gif
Oh and chuck in a screaming toddler too for good measure!

#12 HeroOfCanton

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:17 PM

I never get these things. Sure, it's funny to see men get their abdominal muscles shocked and say it's simulated labour, but it's not going to be anything like having a baby.
It's pure pain, there's no hormones helping the body do its job, oxytocin & endorphins - instead it's just adrenaline, making them stressed, and therefore feeling the pain for exactly what it is.

#13 agnodice

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:20 PM

QUOTE (HeroOfCanton @ 31/01/2013, 06:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I never get these things. Sure, it's funny to see men get their abdominal muscles shocked and say it's simulated labour, but it's not going to be anything like having a baby.
It's pure pain, there's no hormones helping the body do its job, oxytocin & endorphins - instead it's just adrenaline, making them stressed, and therefore feeling the pain for exactly what it is.


This. And it's not like they're doing it for a good reason.

Yes, women bear the biological brunt of child bearing. Can't change that. Only thing you can change is women also bearing the social burden of child rearing. Lets strive to change that. Simulated labour? Yawn.

#14 JuniPooks_

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:22 PM

I didn't even find that to be the worst bit. It's the pushing bit. If they made them lie on their backs with feet in stirrups with no pain relief and sh*t out a coconut, I would have been impressed.

#15 erindiv

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:25 PM

QUOTE (Pooks_ @ 31/01/2013, 06:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I didn't even find that to be the worst bit. It's the pushing bit. If they made them lie on their backs with feet in stirrups with no pain relief and sh*t out a coconut, I would have been impressed.


I think you'd find a fair few people would pay to see that.


#16 g_uzica

Posted 31 January 2013 - 07:13 PM

QUOTE (Pooks_ @ 31/01/2013, 06:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I didn't even find that to be the worst bit. It's the pushing bit. If they made them lie on their backs with feet in stirrups with no pain relief and sh*t out a coconut, I would have been impressed.


With both pregnancies (second natural in under 2 hours), the pushing bit didn't hurt a bit and I had 3rd and 2nd (respectively) tears  ph34r.gif

I remember hearing something about the 'ring of fire' during a delivery, is this actually real?

#17 JuniPooks_

Posted 31 January 2013 - 07:24 PM

Wow! I would do labour 10 times over if I got to skip the pushing part.

#18 ZCE

Posted 31 January 2013 - 07:27 PM

QUOTE (g_uzica @ 31/01/2013, 08:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I remember hearing something about the 'ring of fire' during a delivery, is this actually real?


Yes, yes it is. I lost the contraction mid head so had half in, half out for a good 30 seconds while i waited for the next one. I believe i used this time to yell "jesus christ" while a midwife who'd popped her head in the door to see if anyone needed assistance nodded at me with the knowing expression of a woman who understood EXACTLY what i meant.

#19 Yomumma

Posted 31 January 2013 - 07:35 PM

QUOTE (g_uzica @ 31/01/2013, 08:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
With both pregnancies (second natural in under 2 hours), the pushing bit didn't hurt a bit and I had 3rd and 2nd (respectively) tears  ph34r.gif


What the hell!! I don't understand how anyone could think pushing "Didn't hurt a bit" ??

#20 Chelli

Posted 31 January 2013 - 07:37 PM

QUOTE (Pooks_ @ 31/01/2013, 06:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I didn't even find that to be the worst bit. It's the pushing bit. If they made them lie on their backs with feet in stirrups with no pain relief and sh*t out a coconut, I would have been impressed.

roll2.gif

It may not have been exactly what labour feels like, but it gave them a healthy respect for what women endure during labour.

#21 soontobegran

Posted 31 January 2013 - 07:44 PM

QUOTE (Pooks_ @ 31/01/2013, 08:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Wow! I would do labour 10 times over if I got to skip the pushing part.


I completely skipped the pushing part for number 3,4 and 5. It was very cool.
I was suddenly fully dilated and the babies were shooting out like they were jet propelled.
Ring of fire yes but no pushing and the ROF only lasted a second......very nice indeed.

#22 HeroOfCanton

Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:37 PM

QUOTE (Yomumma @ 31/01/2013, 08:35 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What the hell!! I don't understand how anyone could think pushing "Didn't hurt a bit" ??

Personally, it was relief more than pain. I didn't 'push' that hard really, I let my body do it, but being able to bear down actually lessened the pain for me.

#23 *melrose*

Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:39 PM

How funny laughing2.gif

#24 caitiri

Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:43 PM

I found the pushing part the easiest bit as well but I think that it was because I knew it would be over shortly not that it wasn't painful.

#25 Procrastinator5000

Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:45 PM

QUOTE (caitiri @ 31/01/2013, 10:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I found the pushing part the easiest bit as well but I think that it was because I knew it would be over shortly not that it wasn't painful.


Same here. I remember way more pain from the worst of the contractions than the pushing. I never got the ring of fire either  shrug.gif

The contractions leading up to the pushing were horrendous though..




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Britain's youngest parents: mother 12, father 13

A 12-year-old schoolgirl and her 13-year-old boyfriend are believed to have become Britain?s youngest parents, after the birth of their baby girl earlier this week.

When Prince George met Bilby George

Prince George has met an Aussie marsupial named after him in his first official engagement in Australia.

Asphyxia link another piece of the SIDS puzzle

An Australian study has uncovered information which could lead to a better understanding of why babies die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

Pregnant woman dies after doctor removes ovary instead of appendix

When a UK woman went to hospital suffering appendicitis, doctors mistakenly removed her healthy ovary - with tragic consequences.

The milestones I can't wait to celebrate

Nothing can beat the feeling of witnessing that first smile, first step and first word - but here's a list of 'firsts' I'm really looking forward to now.

How you develop in your baby's first year

Just as babies undergo rapid growth as they learn and change in their first year, we?re learning and changing quickly as parents, too. Don?t underestimate the developmental stages you go through when you have a baby.

Can you make your baby smarter even before birth?

A product new to Australia claims to help babies be born "as intelligent as possible", but not all experts agree on the benefits of educating babies while still in the womb.

How a mother's love helped unearth the skills of an autistic savant

Autistic savant Ping Lian Yeak, a prodigious artist who has had his work shown all over the world, couldn't have done it without the support and love of his proud mum.

Rescue dog Zoey and BFF Jasper star in adorable pics

Photographer, self-professed "crazy dog lady" and mum Grace Chon takes photos of rescue dog Zoey and her 10-month-old son Jasper together. The results are just too cute. See more on Instagram @thegracechon.

Download now: Essential Kids Activity Finder app

Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.

A tiny heart: a baby?s death gives life to another

Simon Alexander Garcia lived only one brief hour. But somewhere, a little girl?s heart is beating today because of him.

Ear piercing: what age is best?

What is it that shapes our opinions on what?s an 'appropriate' age for our children to get their ears pierced? Parents share their views on how young is too young when it comes to piercing.

Why is childbirth still such a pain?

The options given to women to help them cope in labour have barely changed in years.

 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

Ideas for recording baby milestones

Get the props, lights and camera ready to record the milestone moments in your baby's first months and years. Tip: set a reminder in your phone (or jot it in a calendar) to make sure you remember it every month.

From penis amputation to fatherhood

After a botched circumcision as a child, Mike Moore was left without a penis. Years later, and after meeting the right surgeon, he was able to become a dad - naturally.

Asphyxia link another piece of the SIDS puzzle

An Australian study has uncovered information which could lead to a better understanding of why babies die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

Your baby's first shoes, made with your own hands

Imagine someone saying to you, "Your baby?s shoes are magnificent, where?d you get them?" And you reply, "Oh, these? I made them."

Mother bites off pit bull's ear to save toddler

What would you do if your child was being attacked by a vicious dog? One mother recently had to learn the hard way.

Couple dies 15 hours apart after 70 years of marriage

A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.

Behind the scenes of Kate and George's cuddly photo

Every face is partially obscured, but there's no denying the happiness and love in the faces of the royal mum and bub.

7 tips for a kid-free trip, not a guilt trip

Although I?m jumping out of my skin to take my child-free holiday, I?m dreading the goodbye. But I?m determined to make the most of it without tarnishing it with guilt or sadness about leaving the kids.

Your baby?s developmental roadmap

Caring for your new baby can feel like driving along a dark highway without a GPS: you know your destination ? a happy, healthy human being ? but you?re not sure whether you?re heading in the right direction.

Breaking out of the isolation of motherhood

There can be many reasons for mummy isolation ? and you don?t have to be a new mother to feel like you're often doing it all alone. Here, mums share their stories of feeling isolated, and what they do to try to break out of it.

The billionaire baby with $10,000 worth of prams

When money is no object you can go all out when it comes to baby transportation, as this billionaire socialite has shown.

Medication helps depressed mums to breastfeed

Breastfeeding mums are often told their medication may pass into their milk, but a new study suggests the benefits of taking antidepressants are greater than any risks to baby.

 

Free Printable Activities

Keeping little hands busy

Free printable acitivity pages like colouring in, cutting, word finders, mazes, maths activities and puzzles.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.