What should have been a quick trip to Hong Kong to see her brother married ended up being both a joyous and stressful ordeal for Wendy Morrow. At seven months pregnant, she’d been cleared to travel, but while at Hong Kong International, her water broke. Shortly after, her son, Kyuss, was born at Princess Margaret Hospital and placed in ICU.
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The miracle of life isn’t lost on Seema Tailor-Bulsara as she cradles her son. In fact, she’s able to see not just the miracle of her son’s life, but also her own. Because, at five months pregnant with her son, Seema learned that she had breast cancer.
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.
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.