Crossing First Avenue N near Williams Park in Tampa Bay, 36-year-old Jenny Quiles was hit by a tow truck. According to reports, she turned her body to shield her belly just before impact. Jenny was trying to protect her little girl, and, though no one can be certain, it is possible that she may have been the reason that her baby girl is alive today.
Tag: "Unusual Birth Stories"
A set of twins, looking to make their entrance into the world, did so in grand fashion a couple weeks ago! Courtney DeConto had just started to experience contractions when she and her husband Marco made the decision to head to the hospital, but their babies had other plans!
In addition to the bustling sounds of New York City, a newborn’s crying cut through the honking horns and sounds of traffic, as this past Saturday proved to be an incredible day for the Port Authority authorities working the bridge that day when they delivered a baby girl in the back of a taxi, and saved the life of another all in the span of one day.
When four unmarked police cars boxed in a speeding vehicle they expected to find that the car had been stolen, but instead found a woman in labour just minutes away from delivering her baby.
Currently it is believed that about 56% of all twins born will arrive before 37 weeks. But often they come much earlier than that. Because the occurence of fraternal twins is double or triple that of identicals, the babies may also not arrive at the same time. And that is exactly what happened to a […]
Natalia Barrass, an aspiring midwife, has a renewed passion for her chosen field after delivering a baby outside Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary. She’s also learned, first-hand, what it will feel like to form bonds with potentially thousands of patients once she completes her degree.
As a Police Sergeant, Curt Zacharias admits that they often respond to calls that don’t end well, many times dealing with life-or-death situations, saying “We witness a lot of tragedies.” But this past Sunday, Zacharias says that what happened “just left us with a nice warm feeling.” The police officer is referring to the “miracle baby,” a little boy who was born at a Woodbury, Minnesota high school during a church service.
Excitement quickly turned into fear in March when new mom Jenna Hinman was found to have a very rare form of placenta cancer. Jenna and husband Brandon’s twins Kinleigh and Azlynn were born weighing 3 pounds, 6 ounces and 2 pounds, 9 ounces respectively, and the initial concern was for their lives. That was until Jenna started coughing up blood.
As we know, babies sometimes don’t wait for the perfect setting to make their grand entrance. Over the years we have reported on newborns who have chosen just about every unique location to be born including a helicopter, subway, train, and even on Madison Avenue during rush hour in NYC.
Caroline Ruscak was expecting a large baby, but even she was surprised when her baby girl arrived weigh more than 14lbs.