Boston Woman Dances to ‘Tootsee Roll’ During Labor to Alleviate Pain, Becomes Viral Hit

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A soon-to-be mother found a creative and entertaining way to beat the pains of labor, and the resulting video has become a viral Internet sensation.

While awaiting the birth of their second child at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Connell Cloyd uploaded video to Facebook where Yuki Nishizawa is shown doing the butterfly, the side shuffle, the two step and other dance moves to the song “Tootsee Roll” as the nursing staff looks on.

At one point in the video, which was recorded by her husband, you can hear Nishizawa saying her “water is breaking.”

“I know I shouldn’t be laughing as a husband… but she said she wanted to be famous, so I guess this is how you do it. Doing the ‘Tootsee Roll’ in labor,” Cloyd said in the video.

Since being posted on Tuesday, the video has been watched more than 5 million times and shared nearly 64,600 times.