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Is that birth scene nuts, or what? A doctor weighs in

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The superfast gestation
”Women don’t normally feel movement until their fifth month — much less seven days after they become pregnant,” says Sasan. ”But whatever, it’s a vampire baby.”

Bella’s craving for blood
”The only thing that would happen if you actually drank blood is you would have black stool. It would never actually get absorbed into your system.”

Bella’s strange C-section
”She can’t be awake for any of that. You can go into shock from that level of pain. You would have to put her out with morphine. And you can’t just do a C-section without anesthesia. That would kill the mother.”

The amount of blood during the birth
”I was surprised: There’s really not enough blood visible. They just show a little stain of blood on her shirt and underneath her. I understand it’s a vampire baby, but in a human C-section, it’s a literal bloodbath.”

Edward chewing through the amniotic sac
”The whole time, I had my hand over my face. I was thinking, I cannot legitimately talk about this as an obstetrician.”

Bella’s death
”That was the only realistic part. In this scenario, the mother would definitely die. For sure.”

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