ByHeather Snowden, writer at Creators.co
Staff Writer at MP. Lover of bad puns, nostalgic feels and all things Winona.
Heather Snowden

Ryan Reynolds has some advice for expectant fathers regarding how to handle the whole birthing situation, which is nice as he's pretty good at dolling out top tips on how to dad. He's also fairly ace at actually being a father, which helps — probably because he adopts the #Deadpool attitude to thing, regularly weaving the roles together so seamlessly it can be hard to tell the #RyanReynolds from the Merc with a Mouth. And, as you can probably imagine, that makes for some pretty hilarious pointers and anecdotes.

His latest titter-filled tutorial comes courtesy of GQ — five tips on what to, and what not to do, when the big birth-day comes around:

1. Be In The Room

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[Credit: Fox]

"You're not John Draper" — don't pussy out, don't go and "relax" in the waiting room.

2. Capture The Moment

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[Credit: Fox]

Be careful, no crowning pics on the fridge!

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3. Know What Not To Say

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[Credit: Fox]

I am "at your cervix," for example.

4. Know Your Place

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[Credit: Fox]

Get in line, buddy. Riiiight to the back of the line.

5. Stick To The Affirmative

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[Credit: Fox]

At no point during the birth of your child (especially if you're standing in view of the exit zone) should you should you respond "better than ever," when asked how things are "doing down there."

Get your tips in the video below:

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