Erica Bovino had always wanted to give birth at home. But the way she welcomed her second child, Stella, into the world hadn’t exactly been what she’d had in mind.
Category: Unusual Baby Stories
Medical science has come a long way…but using a 3D printer to save a baby’s life? Though it may sound absurd, doctors in Michigan did just that.
Jenise Kaliszewski and her husband, Greg, had been trying for less than a month to have a baby when Jenise noticed a painful lump near her left armpit. The pain eventually subsided, but a friend told her that she should still see a doctor. Jenise followed her friend’s suggestion, and was sent by her doctor for a sonogram and a mammogram. What happened next would be enough to frighten even the strongest of women.
All preemies have more than their share of obstacles to overcome, but the smaller and more premature a baby is, the more they must fight to survive. Harley Gulliksen’s parents know this better than most.
While waiting to board Mexico City’s A Line subway train at the Pantitlan Station, Maria Zamora went into labor. At 8:34 a.m., she gave birth to a beautiful and perfectly healthy baby boy – a baby boy who has received a very interesting “Welcome to the World” gift: free Mexico City subway rides for life.
For middle school sweethearts, Gina and Matt Berrios, parenting is very different. They spend their days and nights hoping and praying for a miracle. They find strength in the little things. And as they watch their son, Maxwell, fight for his life, they are reminded that it’s those little things that make life worth living.
Most parents see their children as little miracles, and that’s exactly the way it should be. But for the parents of four-year-old Ethan Stewart, the word “miracle” doesn’t even begin to explain how they feel about having him in their life today.
Nearly 200 people died in the earthquake that struck China’s Sichuan province. Thousands more were injured. But amidst the rubble and debris, a little girl, born just an hour after the 7.0 earthquake hit, brought hope and joy to all lucky enough to witness the experience.
During their 20-week ultrasound, Jeffrey Holt and Gemma Moorby learned some devastating news; there was something wrong with their baby, Jasper. Problem was, no one really knew what was wrong.
During her 20th week of pregnancy, Savannah Perry, learned that her daughter had a cyst on the left lung. After further examination, doctors determined that Lake wouldn’t be able to breathe once she was born.
Early Easter morning, Mary Jones and her daughter were fast asleep. While they slept, a fire began to spread through their apartment building. Thankfully, a Lyons police officer noticed the fire before it got too out of control.
It was probably not what this family had in their birth plan, but their baby’s delivery will make an entertaining story for years to come!
For Jane Heffey, a 28-year-old nurse at Aintree Hospital in Liverpool, “everything had been perfect.” She had a house, a career that she was happy with, a partner she loved, a nine-month-old daughter, Niamh, and another baby on the way. But unbeknownst to Jane, cervical cancer was spreading throughout of her body.