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A Twitter Employee Live-Tweeted Giving Birth

Twitter user @Claire live-tweeted being in labor from the moment her water broke. Update — April 5, 5:45 p.m. ET: Claire gave birth to a baby girl. Congratulations, Claire!

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It began when her water broke early in the morning on Saturday, April 5. Her father Lance Williams called BuzzFeed on Saturday to confirm that his daughter was in labor in Buenos Aires, where she lives with her husband.

Currently googling: Did my water just break? #labor

Claire Diaz-Ortiz@Claire

Currently googling: Did my water just break? #labor

04:31 AM - 5 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Moved on. Now officially googling "Am I in Labor?!?"

Claire Diaz-Ortiz@Claire

Moved on. Now officially googling "Am I in Labor?!?"

05:07 AM - 5 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

She tweeted a picture of her Twitter sweatshirt while en route to the hospital.

Contractions 5 minutes apart. My @twitter jacket on. Headed to hospital. #inlabor

Claire Diaz-Ortiz@Claire

Contractions 5 minutes apart. My @twitter jacket on. Headed to hospital. #inlabor

06:19 AM - 5 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

It sounds like she and her husband had a lot of trouble getting to the ER, as her car broke down and they needed to find a taxi.

When you go into labor weeks early, you don't remember to pack a baby bag. #inlabor

Claire Diaz-Ortiz@Claire

When you go into labor weeks early, you don't remember to pack a baby bag. #inlabor

06:59 AM - 5 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Speed bumps on road and contractions don't mix. #inlabor

Claire Diaz-Ortiz@Claire

Speed bumps on road and contractions don't mix. #inlabor

07:05 AM - 5 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Car overheating?! Stopping at gas station. #inlabor

Claire Diaz-Ortiz@Claire

Car overheating?! Stopping at gas station. #inlabor

07:18 AM - 5 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Car now broken down. On side of road. Need taxi. #inlabor

Claire Diaz-Ortiz@Claire

Car now broken down. On side of road. Need taxi. #inlabor

08:44 AM - 5 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Taxi found. Checked in at hospital. Screaming women abound. #inlabor

Claire Diaz-Ortiz@Claire

Taxi found. Checked in at hospital. Screaming women abound. #inlabor

10:51 AM - 5 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Once safe at the hospital, she had her priorities straight: Ice chips now, baby name later. She also described her pain as "BLERGH!!!" and said her doctor looks exactly like Bethenny Frankel.

Please stop asking what we are planning to name the baby. We don't know. And it's getting awkward. #inlabor

Claire Diaz-Ortiz@Claire

Please stop asking what we are planning to name the baby. We don't know. And it's getting awkward. #inlabor

12:50 PM - 5 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

This is how I feel: BLERGH!!!!! #inlabor

To reiterate my labor pains: BLERGH!!!! #inlabor

Claire Diaz-Ortiz@Claire

To reiterate my labor pains: BLERGH!!!! #inlabor

02:12 PM - 5 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Husband confused by what happens next. Aren't we all? #inlabor

Claire Diaz-Ortiz@Claire

Husband confused by what happens next. Aren't we all? #inlabor

03:25 PM - 5 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Have we talked yet about how my OB is a dead ringer for @Bethenny? #inlabor

Claire Diaz-Ortiz@Claire

Have we talked yet about how my OB is a dead ringer for @Bethenny? #inlabor

03:45 PM - 5 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

As of 4:00 p.m. ET, this was her last tweet:

Husband upset he forgot his absurd ukelele to welcome child. In our broken car on side of highway? Prolly. #inlabor

Claire Diaz-Ortiz@Claire

Husband upset he forgot his absurd ukelele to welcome child. In our broken car on side of highway? Prolly. #inlabor

03:57 PM - 5 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Update — April 5, 5:30 p.m. ET: Claire tweeted that she gave birth to a baby girl, and would be signing off Twitter for now.

Baby girl born! Now, to bond. (Read: See 'ya in a bit, @twitter). #inlabor

Claire Diaz-Ortiz@Claire

Baby girl born! Now, to bond. (Read: See 'ya in a bit, @twitter). #inlabor

05:33 PM - 5 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Welcome to the world Luc໚ Paz D໚z-Ortiz! And to Twitter, @lucia;) We love you! #inlabor

Claire Diaz-Ortiz@Claire

Welcome to the world Luc໚ Paz D໚z-Ortiz! And to Twitter, @lucia;) We love you! #inlabor

05:42 PM - 5 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

But don't worry... her daughter Lucia already has her own Twitter handle.

i think i liked it better on the other side. #born

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