Simulation Allows Man to Experience ChildbirthHannah Tennant-Moore
Starting out with the provocative statement that research shows men can stand a lot more pain than women, a doctor begins an experiment in gender bending that makes for a pretty enjoyable watch.
Using electrodes that simulate contractions (whose accuracy is vouched for by a mother of four), the father of twins sets out to see if he can withstand the pain of childbirth. Two hours in, he couldn’t care less about which gender can withstand more pain. And even assuming these contractions are realistic, this man’s “birth” experience is clearly nothing like the real thing, which could only be posted on YouTube at the risk of an obscenity trial.
Still, it’s kind of fun to see how the experiment ends.
Would any of you men willingly experience simulated contractions?