Water births are becoming more and more prominent among women, who have gone on to testify the amazing ease that comes with it, and how it guarantees a healthier baby.
This tourist took it a notch higher when herself and her husband decided to have their newborn right in the Red Sea!
The new mom, believed to be from Russia, gave birth with the help of her husband and a Russian doctor who specializes in water births.
Pictures of the doctor and the baby’s dad carrying the baby out of the waves in the resort town of Dahab, Egypt, went viral after being shared on social media.
Report says, the images, which show the baby with its umbilical cord still attached and its placenta in a plastic container were taken by a tourist from a hotel balcony.
The baby’s mom had just given birth after going into the sea while wearing a bikini, according to eyewitnesses.
Dahab, which lies 50 miles northeast of the popular resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, has become increasingly popular with moms-to-be aiming for a seawater birth, according to local media reports.
One social media user commented: “The sea was really red that day!”
Dahab, formerly a Bedouin fishing village, is popular with tourists and is now considered to be one of Sinai’s most treasured diving destinations.