Photo of Toowoomba midwife's car goes viral

A photo of Toowoomba midwife Ros Beard's car has gone viral on the internet.
A photo of Toowoomba midwife Ros Beard's car has gone viral on the internet. Contributed

A PHOTO of a Toowoomba midwife's one-liner is the latest internet sensation.

If you haven't seen the post on Facebook yet then take a look here at the post that has now gone viral.

A photo of Ros Beard's car which has the words "If I'm speeding, she's 8 cm" on the back has been "liked" nearly 10,000 times.

The photo was taken and shared by an unknown source and has now been shared around the world.

For the uninitiated when a woman's cervix is dilated to 8cm she is considered very close to having her baby, hence "call the midwife!" and tell her to come quickly.

For the record Ms Beard is very diligent when traveling to births and actually does follow the speed limit.

"As a midwife you do have to be pretty organised, the birth bag is always in the back of the car packed and ready to go hospital or home," Ms Beard said.

"When a woman calls, you do feel like you need to get there as quickly as possible to be a support to her and her partner." 

Ros is still recovering from the shock from being is a social media sensation.

"Unbelievable hey… hilarious," she said.

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One of our midwives picture has gone viral!! 1.6k likes!!!

Posted by My Midwives on Monday, May 18, 2015

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