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How do you think your husband would handle labor?

Posted by on May. 7, 2015 at 10:55 AM
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Dad Gets Hooked Up to Contraction Machine to Pay Tribute to Wife on Mother's Day (VIDEO)

man labor contractions

When it comes to giving birth, dads have it SO easy ... so we have to hand it to YouTube parody artist Penn Holderness, who decided to endure the pain of simulated labor "contractions" in honor of Mother's Day.

To simulate labor contractions, Penn was hooked up to a scary device that would make his rectus muscles contract. Meanwhile his wife, Kim, remained by his side saying all the annoying things men say when their wives are in labor, like "doing great, you can do this!" (that is, when she wasn't cracking up). Check it out below:

 

Well, it's nice to see the shoe on the other foot for sure! Women go through so much during labor, and it's impossible to know what it's like unless you go through it. So it's gratifying to see this guy get a taste of it. 

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That said, I do believe this simulation does fall short of the real deal. For one, I don't think rectus muscles contracting would be anywhere near as bad as labor. And even if they were, for this simulation to feel real, it should drag on for around ten hours, not ten minutes.

Still, I admire this guy for trying.

How do you think your husband would handle labor?

by on May. 7, 2015 at 10:55 AM
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oliveoil423
by on May. 7, 2015 at 11:02 AM
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My husband would be balling his eyes out. Lmfao.

My husband said he will never look at my vagina again. Unless it was a very sarcastic remark.
cheetah90210
by Silver Member on May. 7, 2015 at 12:48 PM
Like a big baby
3companytoo
by on May. 7, 2015 at 1:54 PM

We would be childless.

1stTimeMom2bATL
by Member on May. 7, 2015 at 1:56 PM
Not well, but as mad as I am at him right now I'm ready to sign him up!
godsgirl26
by Charmaine on May. 7, 2015 at 2:01 PM

My husband would be crying so bad. Me and my husband is cracking up right now lol.

Sleepymom114
by Member on May. 8, 2015 at 7:16 AM

He can't handle when I am in labor! He sits in the corner and looks like he will throw up and pass out! 

anxiousschk
by Silver Member on May. 8, 2015 at 7:41 AM

Just fine.  He wouldn't be any different than me.  

NoraDun
by Platinum Member on May. 10, 2015 at 2:44 PM

I hate that! Why, whats the point?  I am the one built to go through child birth! My Husband is not built to do so, nor to handle the pain!! His job is to be supportive, carrying, and be my side admiring the life we created together and the process it takes to birth our baby! I get no joy in seeing a man put through pain for no reason!! When I go through labor it is for a reason, its to birth my baby! The labor is not pure pain with no gain!! Its energy, that is joyful, and amazing! And in the end I get to hold on to my precious little one. I just don't get the point in trying to make men "get" what we experience! They aren't meant to! And its beautiful that its our job! How we were created!


Asriel82
by Member on May. 10, 2015 at 9:27 PM

he would be crying like a bitch and just plain chicken, I wish some one would hook him up to one of these!

menk08
by Member on May. 11, 2015 at 12:19 AM
I don't think he can. Handle labor
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