Take, for example, Joanna Krzysztonek, a Polish mother who endured 75 days of labor—upside down! Well, almost upside down. After losing one of her triplets to premature birth, Krzysztonek’s only option was to endure the position to allow her other two babies to develop further and improve their chances for a successful birth. Her baby girl, Iga, and boy, Ignacy, were born at 32 weeks.