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This Mom Gave Birth Directly in the Pacific Ocean & the Images Are Pretty Breathtaking

Giving birth is one of nature’s greatest miracles, and there’s as many ways to do it as there are parenting styles. Hospital births, epidural-free, home water births with a doula, all are valid ways to safely deliver babies into the world. But one mom is turning the tides with her viral take on the water freebirth — by delivering her baby directly in the glittering Pacific Ocean. That’s one way to do it!

Josy experienced all her contraction and labor pains as she squatted in the water. She shared a video of the delivery on her Instagram (don’t worry, the video is safe for work), holding the newborn, who was still attached via his umbilical cord. Read the full story here ▶