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Birth story written by the father
It all started on 6th September 2013. At about 4.50 am, we witnessed the birth show and got super duper excited. But knowing that my mother-in-law tends to panic easily and the fact that after birth she won't be able to go anywhere for 44 days, Nadrah told her mother that she wanted to go shopping.
- Nadrah & Ezry, 1st-time couple who had their baby on a joyful bright morning as they had predicted (Sept 2013)
During our last visit to doctor's clinic, he told us that our baby was quite big for a small person like Minyi (148cm) and tried to persuade us to go for C-Section. For me at least, it was definitely a no-no.
— Si Seng, 1st-time Dad who was the pillar of strength at the challenging birth of his daughter, 3.65kg (Nov 2012)
And what appeared like few seconds (actually few minutes) the entire baby slipped out smoothly underwater into my hands. Honestly, I was in such a stunned mode that I didn’t know what to feel. I guess, after all the anxiety and uncertainties, it has come to this precious moment to see him perfectly well in my arms.
— Robert Heng, 1st-time Dad who loving received his son into his hands, at home, at 36-week (Feb 2012)
Anyway, I went back to focusing on Jessica, and got to report to her when I started to see him crowning, and then it was only another surge or two until his head emerged. I reported this too, and positioned my hands to catch and hold him when his shoulders emerged.
- David, 2nd-time Dad who caught his own son in the hospital (June 2012)
At around 8.30am, we finally saw our baby's head and I kept on encouraging my wife to continue with her breathing and pushing. At 8.43am, I finally received our baby boy with my own hands. With the umbrilical cord intact, I passed to my wife our precious. We felt relief and excited at the same time knowing that we have witnessed the birth of our baby. What a wonderful experience!
— Victor, a 1st-time dad who joyously received his own baby, at home (Mar 09)