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Man live-streams wife giving birth on Facebook Live

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  19 May 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Washington, May 18: Call it bizarre or being technology-savvy, a California-based man live-streamed the birth of his child on Facebook Live, a video streaming service from the social networking site, the media reported on Wednesday. Fakamalo Kihe Eiki, who works as a comedian, streamed his wife in labour on his Facebook page on Monday morning, New York Daily News reported. The 44-minute-long video has gathered a whopping 1,77,046 views so far. Eiki invited the world to watch along as he witnessed the birth of his baby boy. “Let’s try pushing baby out,” he gave a caption in the video.

The video mostly focused on the face of the mother and shows the medical staff instructing her and helping her give birth. “Thank you God. I’m so happy right now,” Eiki was heard crying with joy from behind the camera as soon as the baby’s cries filled the room. At the end, Eiki thanked the viewers and invited those in the area to “come and celebrate next weekend” with a barbecue. (IANS)

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