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Daily Mail reporter Jamie comes to Shanghai to experience “confinement after childbirth” or women’s postpartum life after he saw the news report that three men experienced the postpartum life in Shanghai. He had experienced exactly the same things that Chinese mothers have to experience after childbirth. He kept cleaning babies, changing diaper and feeding babies every four hours, with no cell phone, no TV and not allowed to walk outside.

Gruelling: MailOnline man Jamie Fullerton (pictured) is strapped on two fake silica gel breasts as he feeds to baby dolls on the bed in China's bizarre 'Mr Mommy' experience


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Painful: Jamie has two big blue nipple clamps attached (pictured) to simulate the pain of a baby biting down during breastfeeding

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'Low-budget Mrs Doubtfire': Five minutes after entering the flat in Shanghai, Jamie (right) is lying on the bed with silica gel breasts hidden underneath his patterned pyjamas

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Reality check: The Mr Mommy course simulates every aspect of being a new mother, including breastfeeding (pictured) a pair of fake babies and nappy changing

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Childbirth: Clamps are also attached to the men's stomachs (pictured) to 'help them understand' the excruciating pain of childbirth


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Agony: One of the original 'Mr Mommies' told Jamie how the pain of the clamps on his stomach 'pushed him to the limit' but admitted what women go through is 'way stronger'



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Exhausting: After Jamie's fake babies, who he named Nathan and Jane, suckled for 15 minutes, a weighted pillow was placed on his legs to simulate tiredness

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