“Boil water, fetch clean towels!”: 10 of the most unrealistic on-screen births

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If you relied on TV dramas to educate you about birth, you might never realise that a) not every woman’s labour begins with waters breaking, b) placentas exist, and c) babies do not come out the size of a chubby four-month-old tot!

Here’s some of the most unrealistic births we’ve had the pleasure of chomping popcorn to. Expect women lying on their backs and a sudden urge to boil water and rummage for clean towels.


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