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dg-in-centralpa
07-18-2005, 06:25 PM
>A married couple went to the hospital to have their baby delivered.
>
>Upon their arrival, the doctor said he had invented a new machine that
>would transfer a portion of the mother's labor pain to the father. He asked
>if they were willing to try it out.
>
>They were both very much in favor if it.
>
>The doctor set the pain transfer to 10% for starters, explaining that even
>10% was probably more pain that the father had ever experienced before.

>
>As the labor progressed, the husband felt fine and asked the doctor to go
>ahead and bump it up a notch. The doctor then adjusted the machine to 20%
>pain transfer. ! The husband was still feeling fine. The doctor checked

>the husbands' blood pressure and was amazed at how well he was doing.
>
>At this point they decided to try for 50%. Amazingly, the husband continued
>to feel quite well.
>
>Since the pain transfer was obviously helping out the wife
considerably,
>the husband encouraged the doctor to transfer ALL the pain to him.
>
>The wife delivered a healthy baby with virtually no pain. She and her
>husband were ecstatic.
>
>
>When they got home, they found the postman dead on the porch...

DG