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Reddit user takes selfie while his wife gives birth in the background

'I showed it to her in between pushes and she cracked up'

Samuel Osborne
Tuesday 10 November 2015 23:36 GMT
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'My wife wanted to make sure that someone took a picture of the expression on our faces when our daughter was born today'
'My wife wanted to make sure that someone took a picture of the expression on our faces when our daughter was born today' (gilsolano12/Imgur)

A man hoping to capture the moment his daughter was born took a selfie while his wife was giving birth on a hospital bed in the background.

"My wife wanted to make sure that someone took a picture of the expression on our faces when our daughter was born today," the man wrote on Reddit. "So I took one."

The picture shows the man pulling a wide smile as his wife winces mid-contraction in the background.

It has since been viewed over 2 million times since the man, who posts under the username gilsolano12, posted the image on Reddit.

The top comment on the picture reads: "Aw. See, this is kind of like when she says 'No! I don't want anything for our anniversary. Just a card is fine.'

"She's going to kick your a** for this. Congrats on the baby, OP!"

Thankfully, his wife could see the funny side.

The father replied: "Haha thanks! Yeah, I actually took this pic to send to her brothers who kept asking how it was going.

"I showed it to her in between pushes and she cracked up. Now I'm reading her all of you guys comments while she feeds our healthy 7lb 6 oz girl."

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