Country Doctor
Posted by Bal Vallah on July 01, 1999 at 06:48:33:

An old country doctor went way out to the boondocks to deliver a

It was so far out, there was no electricity. When the doctor
arrived, no one was home except for the laboring mother and her
5-year-old child.

The doctor instructed the child to hold a lantern high so he
could see, while he helped the woman deliver the baby.

The child did so, the mother pushed and after a little while, the
doctor lifted the newborn baby by the feet and spanked him on the
bottom to get him to take his first breath.

The doctor then asked the 5-year-old what he thought of the baby.

"Hit him again," the 5-year-old said. "He shouldn't have crawled
up there in the first place!"

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