When Emilia Grabarczyk was born earlier this year doctors didn’t expect her her to survive. Just 26 weeks gestation, the placenta was failing to provide her with enough nutrition. Without a caesarean, she would have died in the womb.
Tag: "Unusual Birth Stories"
A normal flight on Philippine airlines Cebu Pacific suddenly had its share of drama when a passenger started having contractions and gave birth while the Manila-bound plane was still five hours away from its destination.
Little Gunner Wall made his entrance into the world after a dramatic dash to the hospital that included a long night drive, dad hitting a deer in the road, and the kindness of a stranger who brought his stranded parents to Winnipeg’s St. Boniface Hospital.
Starbucks doesn’t deliver, but Matt Dolber of Long Island, New York does!
Matt and wife Casey were on their way to the hospital for the birth of their child, but the baby had a schedule of her own and was in a hurry.
Despite living in different cities, identical twins Sarah Mariuz and Leah Rodgers still continued their twin bond and welcomed their babies on the same day and time!
More to love! Moses William Hilton surprised hospital staff last week when he arrived weighed in at a hefty 14.4 pounds and 22 inches. But what makes it even more extraordinary is that the newborn was almost 2 weeks early!
At the tender age of 14 Faye Wilkins got some shocking news. This young girl had been experiencing severe internal pain during puberty, and when the problem persisted her mother took her to the doctor. All of Faye’s friends had already gotten their periods but Faye merely suffered from extreme cramps. The examination and diagnosis blindsided her.
Megan Whaley has been a labour and delivery nurse for 11 years. Thankfully all of her training and experience came in handy when her baby decided to arrive before she could get to the hospital!
Her name is Quinn Ava Catherine MacNeil, but her aunt has given her an appropriate nickname – “The Mighty Quinn.” After seven and a half hours of labor, Quinn was born at Cape Breton Regional Hospital at 3:34 a.m. on March 12.