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As If Childbirth Isn’t Harrowing Enough…

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As If Childbirth Isn’t Harrowing Enough…

Behold the mind-boggling patent for an “Apparatus for Facilitating the Birth of a Child by Centrifugal Force” (aka “‘Round ‘and ’round she goes…”):

Um, are they pulling that poor woman’s face apart?  I suppose that’s ONE way to distract from the pain goin’ on below.


Candy Kirby is the founder of The Laughing Stork and a professional fun-maker who will never stop chasing her lifelong dream: to find the Pomeranian or porn star after whom her parents must have named her. A humor columnist for Disney, Nickelodeon, Scary Mommy, Reductress and Redbook, she also used to be a staff writer for the soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful, where she penned many scripts featuring prolonged heated stares and countless “Who’s the Daddy?” story lines. Candy lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two young kids and three rescue Persian cats, the latter of whom are the real brains behind this operation (so send all complaints to them).

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