Babies… they are a blessing but sometimes their timing can be a little questionable. But for one Kentucky mom, gridlock on the highway amplified the baby’s untimely arrival forcing her to deliver her first child in the back seat of the family’s car! The traffic jam, however, wasn’t a result of regular Thursday traffic. President Obama was in Louisville to tour a technology company, and deliver an economic speech – which meant the highway was closed to locals passing through the city.
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Born on March 4th without a nose, Eli Thompson might look a little different from other newborns. And, even though his abnormality came as a complete shock, his mother, Brandi McGlathery, says he’s the picture of perfection.
Nina Langely, from Buckingham, had been experiencing shoulder and rib pain for weeks. Assured it was just a part of her pregnancy, she continued to deal with the pain. Then it became so unbearable that she believed she might be going into early labor.
Yasmin and Michael Burley would give anything for just one sleepless night with a crying baby. But it’s very unlikely that will ever happen for them because their son, Tate, was born with Miller-Dieker Lissencephaly syndrome, a brain disorder so rare that its prevalence is unknown.
Most of the time, when we share stories of babies being born in toilets, it’s because they’ve been abandoned. That’s not the case with the story of an Indian baby who somehow miraculously survived after being born in a train toilet, only to land on the tracks below.
Samuel Forrest knew, the second he first heard his son’s cries, that his life would change forever. But becoming a new father wouldn’t be the only change he would go through that day; not only would he soon go through a divorce, he would also make a shocking discovery about a policy in Armenia.
Devi Mariah Ostler had first started feeling contractions while driving her six-year-old son to her mother’s house on Saturday. Rather than go home, she started heading for the hospital, and the contractions just kept coming.
As we know babies sometimes pick the most inopportune times to arrive. But thankfully for one mom, a labour and delivery nurse was on hand when her baby decided to arrive during her midday shift at Walmart.
We’ve shared a lot of unexpected birth stories over the years, but this one takes the cake! A nun in Italy, who had taken a vow of celibacy, recently gave birth. Very little information can be found on the nun, who remains unnamed to preserve anonymity, but a few snippets of information have been released by the press.
Russell and Marie Luttrell never imagined their vacation to Peru would leave them stranded in another country – with a newborn baby in the NICU. But that’s exactly what happened after Marie went into labor three months prematurely. Now friends, family, and even complete strangers are working together to help the Texas couple and their new baby find their way home.
Contra Costa Fire officials reported a baby being born around 5:30 p.m on Thursday evening at the side of Highway 24. Though not much is known about this birth, officials say the mother had delivered a healthy baby while on her way to the Kaiser hospital in Walnut Creek. But this wasn’t the only highway delivery this week!
We already know that babies have personalities that are all their own, and when they want out, they want out. One United Kingdom mom learned that her newborn worked on their very own schedule this week, as the little one was born in an elevator, even before mom could make it up to the maternity ward.