Tia Freeman's DIY childbirth story has wowed Twitter users.
Some researchers are looking into how to make sure babies experience the traditional benefits of birth no matter the delivery method.
This is not the first time this incident has happened at the same hospital.
Incredibly entertaining and accurate YouTube video explains childbirth using simple household objects.
The advice is part of booklet called Mother and Child Care, put together by a body promoting yoga and naturopathy.
France has one of the highest birth rates in the EU, but it is declining as women wait to have children.