Ottawa mom broadcasts home birth over the web

Thousands tune in from all over the world

An Ottawa mother had an audience of thousands as she gave birth to a baby boy Sunday night. Nancy Salgueiro had announced last month she planned to live-stream the birth of her son, and 2,500 people from all over the world tuned in to watch it happen. Salgueiro said the live-stream was intended to show “that birth is normal and not a crisis.” Salgueiro’s labour began at about 5 p.m. Saturday afternoon and ended with Oziah’s birth at 3:18 a.m. on Sunday morning.

Ottawa Citizen

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