by Barry Chudakov on November 15th, 2009

Birth of a Metalife

KARE 11, the local NBC affiliate in Minneapolis St. Paul, followed Lynsee Solveig throughout her pregnancy and streamed the labor and delivery live on the moms’ social networking site momslikeme. According to KARE 11:

“Thousands of viewers shared the birth of Lynsee’s child in the wee hours of the morning when Lynsee and her husband Anders welcomed the infant girl into the world at 12:46 a.m. The baby Solveig weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 18 and 3/4 inches long. delivery

As a former consumer science teacher, Lynsee decided to share the birth of her child live online as an educational tool for others and to create a lasting momento for her baby.”

Metalifestream first mentioned Birth of a Metalife on Twitter.

Here is the hour-long birth video:



Thumbnail credit: Woman Giving Birth, Flickr, Travis S., Creative Commons license.


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