Thursday 19 January 2017

Sinead Ryan: Listen up dads – leave childbirth to mums

Published 13/03/2014 | 16:12

Daithi O Se and Rita Talty. Photo: Gerry Mooney.
Daithi O Se and Rita Talty. Photo: Gerry Mooney.

“No uterus, no opinion!” yelled Rachel memorably to Ross in that episode of Friends when he tried to explain to the mother-to-be how real contractions felt.

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Well, it seems she has an unlikely ally in our Daithi O Se whose wife, Rita Talty, is expected to deliver their first baby any day now.

Like most couples, I imagine Daithi and Rita have tried to plan what's going to happen on the big day: considered birthing pools, packed a bag and discussed things like pain-relief and breast-feeding.

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