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OUR You Tube TOT; Dad watches net vid to help deliver baby at home.

Byline: Donna Watson

A DAD has revealed how he delivered his baby son - with the help of YouTube.

Marc Stephens watched a video guide to childbirth online after wife Jo went into labour three weeks early.

And it proved a success as little Gabriel arrived safe and well, weighing 5lb 5oz.

Royal Navy air engineer Marc, 28, said: "I didn't even have time to panic.

I went on Google (Google, Mountain View, CA, www.google.com) The largest search engine on the Web, founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, two Stanford University students. In 1996, they developed their "BackRub" search engine, named after its unique page ranking method (explained below).  and then watched a couple of clips on YouTube.

Scrub

"The next thing Jo is coming through the bedroom door on all-fours. I looked down and the baby's head was showing."

The couple, from Redruth, Cornwall, have three daughters. But Jo, 28, insists Gabriel's birth was the easiest.

She said: "There was no sense of panic in Marc's voice at all - it was like it was another day at work for him. He is one of those people who can put his hand to anything."

Mum and baby were later checked out at hospital. Marc added: "When I got there, they said, 'You can scrub up scrub 1  
v. scrubbed, scrub·bing, scrubs

v.tr.
1.
a. To rub hard in order to clean.

b. To remove (dirt or stains) by hard rubbing.

2.
, we're really busy!'"

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WEBBING THE BABY'S HEAD: Marc and Jo with Jasmine jasmine (jăs`mĭn, jăz–) or jessamine (jĕs`əmĭn), any plant of the genus Jasminum of the family Oleaceae (olive family). , Sophie, Zoe and new arrival Gabriel
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Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:May 2, 2009
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