The miracle of birth
A. R. M.
ali at cafe.sdc.uwo.ca
Mon Mar 26 08:48:33 EST 2001
An old country doctor went way out to a farm to deliver a baby.
It was so far out, there was no electricity.
When the doctor arrived, no one was home except for the labouring
mother and her 5-year-old child. The doctor instructed the child to hold a
lantern high so he could see, while he helped the woman deliver the baby.
The child did so.
The mother pushed and after a little while, the doctor lifted the new
born baby by the feet and spanked him on the bottom to get him to take his
The doctor then asked the 5-year-old what he thought of the
baby. "He shouldn't have crawled in there in the first place. Spank him
again," the 5-year-old said.
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