Soap's Pregnant Pause

The TV soap world is about to get a slap on the behind. “As the World Turns” actors Scott DeFreitas (who plays the character Andy Dixon) and Maura West (Carly Tenney) are not only married in real life, but they are also expecting a baby. So, here’s the twist: They will film the child’s delivery for the cameras. The birth will be presented “tastefully” later this fall on one of West’s favorite series, “A Baby Story” on the Learning Channel, according to the Associated Press. “If there’s a camera there,” West said about the physical demands of having a baby both in real life and in front of a viewing audience, “it might stop me from saying, ‘I’m giving up, give me an epidural.’ It might make me tougher.”

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