Advanced search

Can you see a baby being born on TV (real or fiction) without crying?

(21 Posts)
marthamoo Mon 21-Feb-05 23:32:57

'Cos I can't.

Just saw a baby being born in ER and welled up straight away.It struck me that since having babies I always do.

Anyone else a big soppy herbert?

lucy5 Mon 21-Feb-05 23:34:04

I am a soft git too. The strange thing is , i enjoy it.

pupuce Mon 21-Feb-05 23:34:54

I don't cry with the tele ones but I do when I attended a birth!

biglips Mon 21-Feb-05 23:35:08

no its fascinated me watching a baby being born

TwoIfBySea Mon 21-Feb-05 23:39:09

If I watch any of the shows on Sky channels, the reality ones, I well up really bad and go all gooey at the baby!

JanH Mon 21-Feb-05 23:40:41

Nope, I can't either - I can watch those Discovery Health progs all afternoon and well up every time (luckily I don't often do it cos I am here instead )

sallystrawberry Mon 21-Feb-05 23:42:20

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

ThomCat Mon 21-Feb-05 23:48:07

Me - oh yeah masive gushy tears at babies being born, big time.

shimmy21 Mon 21-Feb-05 23:50:39

Usually cry but the baby on ER was born so goddam quickly and apparently at about 6 months of age that dh and I laughed

ChicPea Mon 21-Feb-05 23:51:11

So pleased to read this thread, I thought it was only me.

marthamoo Mon 21-Feb-05 23:52:48

It was, shimmy, I know...but that's the thing, it still made me cry (realism, shmealism Baby was absolutely gorgeous though, wasn't he?

JoolsToo Mon 21-Feb-05 23:57:15

I don't cry very easily

Births tend to make me

alexsmum Tue 22-Feb-05 00:00:11

i'm exactly the same! I remember years ago before dh and i were old married s with kids we were watching a programme were someone gave birth and i was in floods, saying " its so beautiful" etc. I think he was vvv scared!!!

Skribble Tue 22-Feb-05 00:02:09

ER baby was biggar than mine (11lb 6oz). I still cry but its more my eyes watering at the thought of the pain than any fond memories .

mears Tue 22-Feb-05 00:05:02

I cry at TV births and I am a midwife

marthamoo Tue 22-Feb-05 00:06:21

I think that is really sweet, mears (and only goes to confirm my belief that you are the nicest midwife in the world).

mears Tue 22-Feb-05 00:11:48

Gwenick Tue 22-Feb-05 02:13:00

Watched that episdoe or ER 2 times now and don't remember them saying she was 6 months pg????

Obviously it was 'bigger' than a newborn as 'rules' don't allow them to show newborn babies.............but made me cry anyhow.

pinkwhistle Tue 22-Feb-05 05:48:49

Nope, floods of tears here too. Before becoming a mum myself it never used to affect me that way. But since my 2 were born I am a marshmallow.

Never seen an actual birth (apart from myself in the mirror with ds) but I think it would be an awesome and wondrous thing to witness.

FairyMum Tue 22-Feb-05 07:07:46

Always cry watching births on tv, but oddly not a tear when I had my own children....

anchovies Tue 22-Feb-05 08:35:01

I'm so sad whenever I go round to my mums I put sky on and go straight for discovery health. Then I sit and watch intently despite having seen every programme at least 5 times already. And then I sob uncontrollably when they give birth. Very worrying considering when I was first pg I was sick after watching a baby be born by cs on "9 magical months"!!!

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, watch threads, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now »

Already registered? Log in with: