Why This Mom Is Glad Millions Have Watched Her Dance While In Labor
Huffington Post - 12 months
When Amber Bush was finally ready to welcome her baby a week after her due date, her birth plan “kind of got thrown out the window.” She did manage to check one thing off her list, though, and danced before meeting her new addition.
On Dec. 28, Bush was pregnant at a hospital in Newport News, Virginia, awaiting the arrival of her daughter, Amelia. While six centimeters dilated and wearing mesh underwear because her water had broken, Bush decided to start dancing with her sister-in-law to try to speed up the process.
Bush’s doula, Jessica Weisbrod, captured Bush dancing to the V.I.C. song “Wobble” and posted it on her Facebook page Birthing in Love, where it has been viewed more than 8 million times.
Bush told The Huffington Post she also danced to songs by Pitbull, Nicki Minaj and Daddy Yankee. Dancing had been part of her original birth plan, but many of the other things she wanted to do didn’t go as planned. When her doula asked if she could post the video on...
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