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Woman Gives Birth -- Husband Twitters

One of my Twitter friends, Nick Wilson, posted the message about 15 hours ago: "Mrs W showing early signs of oncoming labor, could be an interesting morning..." Nick continued updates throughout the childbirth, and then announced the new arrival when it was done.

One of my Twitter friends, Nick Wilson, posted the message about 15 hours ago: "Mrs W showing early signs of oncoming labor, could be an interesting morning..." Nick continued updates throughout the childbirth, and then announced the new arrival when it was done.

"Back from hospital, Daniel James was born at 8:15pm and weighs 3.5k -- Mum is doing good, and is catching up on email before bed," he Twittered, about 44 minutes ago.

I love the "catching up on email" part. So 21st Century.

I presume Nick posted the updates from the hospital using his cell phone. Although I do like the vision of a guy going into a birthing room with his laptop and wife. "Excuse me, honey, could you skootch over a bit -- you're lying in the only spot where I can get a strong Wi-Fi signal."

He adds that "the twitter birth" got lots of links from other blogs, but "that was never the point. :)"

Mazel Tov to Nick, Ivana and little Daniel James!