Katie Stricker Curtis, from Detroit says that just because she was becoming a mother doesn’t mean she has to grow up. As she lay in the hospital bed while in labor, she put on the Chewbacca mask which transformed her cries of pain into Shyriiwook, the Wookie language from Star Wars.
Mrs Stricker Curtis later gave birth to a baby boy, Jayden, before posting the amusing video to her Facebook page.
‘Just because I’m about to be a mom doesn’t mean I have to grow up!’ She captioned the video.
‘Bwahahahahs never take life too seriously! Best Christmas gift ever!’
The new mother’s video took off and has since been viewed more than 85,000 times and praised by thousands of parents the world over.
‘Hilarious.. It made me laugh thanks for sharing!!’ One woman wrote.
‘The woman who gave birth while wearing a chewbacca mask is the kind of woman I aspire to be,’ another Tweeted.
‘Oh My Goodness! This is hilarious! It should go viral, be a big hit for sure! My prayers for smooth delivery and awesome, healthy baby!’ A woman commented.