The obligatory link: Robot mother helps South Koreans prepare for birth
No doubt about it, technology is cool. Be it searching out medical cures, flying halfway around the world in a couple of hours, or training doctors for delivering babies. The unfortunate part, of course, is that it's not any kind of remedy to the falling birth rates in the developed world. Still, with all the circumstances that can be simulated with this, without a doctor ever having to encounter it during an actual birth, the bonus to skill and knowledge is obvious.