NOTTINGHAM, England — A mom’s gravity-defying stunt in the middle of labor is surprising a lot of people.
Kat Bailey owns PoleKat Fitness in Nottingham, England. According to a Facebook post, she endured a grueling 24 hours of labor before welcoming a healthy baby boy named Joshua David Bailey.
She posted a video to Facebook Sunday showing how she passed time during labor.
"I thought I would do some pole, just to show that I still can," Bailey said before grabbing on the the pole, flipping herself upside down and into a split.
After completing the stunt, Bailey stood back up and said cheerfully, "Baby can come now!"
She welcomed Joshua hours later. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces.
Bailey posted photos to Facebook throughout her pregnancy showing her performing impressive stunts while pregnant.
She dedicated her "labor day" stunt to her friend. The video has been viewed more than 300,000 times.
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