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Dad cares for quadruplets after wife dies in childbirth

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An Arizona father experienced the best day of his life when his wife delivered quadruplets via Cesarean section on January 15. Then he faced the worst day of his life when his wife, the mother of his four children, passed away. Carlos Morales is devast… [Read More]

Baby born inside amniotic sac described as ‘medical miracle’

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Silas Philips entered the world wrapped in a perfect package. The baby delivered via emergency Cesarean section at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif., was born still inside his mother’s amniotic sac. Curled up in the fetal position, … [Read More]
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Lucky birthdays: Two babies born at 10:11 on 12/13/14

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Two girls making news headlines can’t even count the fingers on their hands yet, but in a few years they’ll know their 1-2-3s and learn they’ve got numerically cool birth dates. Hazel Grace was born at Fairview Hospital in Cleveland at 10:11 a.m…. [Read More]
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Woman gives births on flight taking off from San Francisco

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This morning a brave woman gave birth over California at some 30,000 feet. The unidentified woman went into labor just after Southwest Flight 623 took off from San Francisco International Airport and headed for Phoenix. An ER nurse onboard ran to her a… [Read More]

Oh, baby! Colorado newborn weighs in at nearly 14 pounds

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A Colorado woman was shocked when doctors placed a 14-pound baby girl in her arms. Alisha Hernandez of San Luis Valley had been told in pre-natal appointments that she’d likely deliver a 7-pound child. Instead she welcomed a baby twice that size. He… [Read More]

Canadian shocked by $1 million hospital bill after unexpectedly giving birth in U.S.

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A Canadian woman who unexpectedly gave birth while vacationing in Hawaii was shocked when she learned the hospital fees were nearly $1 million. Now, Jennifer Huculak and her husband Darren Kimmel of Humboldt, Saskatchewan, are fighting the exorbitant… [Read More]
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Pregnant mom in labor pulled over for speeding, held up at gunpoint

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You know the dramatic scene from watching movies. A pregnant woman is in labor and her husband is frantically hopping around as he ushers her into the car. Driving to the hospital, the mom-to-be is howling in pain in the passenger’s seat while the hu… [Read More]

Woman who didn’t know she was pregnant gives birth to twins

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An Iowa woman has a story right out of a television sit-com. When Shelby Magnani of Ankeny went to the hospital for a piercing pain in her stomach she was surprised to learn she was pregnant. Making the plot line even more intense . . . after the docto… [Read More]