There was soon to be few chances for Evoni Murray to enjoy a carefree nighttime stroll in Miami Beach. Murray was eight months pregnant Wednesday. And her Aug. 4 due date loomed as she walked in the sweltering summer heat with the father-to-be. Then the couple encountered off-duty police officer Ambar Pacheco. A confrontation began, during which, Murray says, Pacheco kicked her in the stomach. Murray, 27, was in severe pain, a responding officer wrote in a report, and was possibly having contractions on the street. The baby was coming - nine days early. Murray was rushed to a hospital, and Joseph Predelus III came into the world after seven minutes of labor, his father Joseph, 40, told WSVN. Across town, Pacheco, 26, was arrested and charged for aggravated battery, according to a Miami Beach Police Department affidavit provided to The Washington Post. North Miami Beach Police Chief William Hernandez fired Pacheco from the force less than two days later. "Due to Ms. Ambar Pacheco's … [Read more...] about After off-duty Florida cop kicks her stomach, pregnant woman gives birth weeks early, police say
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Maddy Lauria The News Journal Published 9:03 p.m. UTC May 29, 2018 Dewey Beach Police Sgt. Cliff Dempsey was patrolling town when a strange call came in. A young woman who was about to head home on her bicycle because she wasn’t feeling well was giving birth in the parking garage of Hyatt Place on Coastal Highway. “And then a few minutes later, she’s holding the baby,” Dempsey said. The 19-year-old woman, who has not been identified, did not know she was pregnant when she gave birth shortly after noon today, he said. Both the mother and child were fine and taken to Beebe Healthcare. “I don’t know if the parents will decide to name this child Dewey or Mayor TJ, but either is fine with me,” joked Dewey Mayor TJ Redefer. “I’m just overjoyed to hear this after this crazy weekend of Memorial Day fun at Dewey Beach. Congratulations to mother and child, and dad, too.” Contact reporter Maddy Lauria at (302) … [Read more...] about Surprise: Woman gives birth outside of Dewey Beach hotel
(CBS) Talk about a surprise. Kim Nelson went to the hospital with stomach pains, only to discover she was about to give birth."I was 39 weeks and didn't have the slightest clue," the Portland, Ore. woman told the city's NBC affiliate, KGW.PICTURES: 12 crazy myths about pregnancy Nelson thought her appendix had burst, prompting her trip to the hospital. Pregnancy wasn't on her mind because she wasn't experiencing morning sickness, and the mother-of-two thought her weight gain was a result of other factors. "I thought the weight gain was due to cysts I had in my ovaries and working at Dairy Queen and eating all that food," she said. "I didn't have the slightest idea that this little bundle of joy was in my tummy." When doctors shared the news, Nelson thought they were pulling her leg. Even family members didn't believe it. But four hours later, 7-pound,12-ounce Paige Lynn Dawn Anderson was born. Although Nelson had had no prenatal care, Paige was born healthy, doctors said. How did this … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Ore. woman gives birth, didn’t know she was pregnant: Common?
A woman has twice the reason to be happy for becoming a grandma after giving birth to her own grandson, CBS Sacramento reports. A medical issue prevented Maddie Coleman from carrying her own child and a surrogate was too expensive. That’s where her mom stepped in to help. Gus Wyatt Coleman came into the world on Oct. 22, and the first person he saw was his grandmother, Megan Barker. “It was the best thing that I’ve ever done in my life because I did get the real thing for nine months, and what was different about this surrogacy was that Tyler and Maddie were able to come to my house and feel him kick in my tummy. And Maddie would come over and rub my feet toward the end so it was a group effort. And then he was born and to watch them hold and feed him and be the mommy and the daddy. It was the best thing,” Barker told CBSN. Coleman said that when she held her son for the first time, the experience was “unreal.” “I know she was pregnant … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Woman gives birth to her own grandson
Doctors say a 64-year-old woman has given birth to a healthy set of twins at a hospital in Spain — her second successful pregnancy in the span of 6 years. The woman, who is only being identified by the initials M.I.A., delivered the babies via cesarean section at Recoletas Hospital in Burgos on Tuesday. Doctors say both babies, a boy and a girl, are in “perfect health.” In a statement, the hospital called it an “exceptional case.” The delivery was a coordinated effort involving a medical team that included two gynecologists, two pediatricians, two midwives and a handful of nurses. It’s the second time the woman has given birth at Recoletas Hospital at an unsually advanced age. In 2011, at the age of 58, she gave birth to her first daughter. Spanish newspaper Diario de Burgos reports the woman’s daughter has been in the custody of local authorities since 2014 because she didn’t attend school and was not properly cared for. … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo 64-year-old woman gives birth to healthy twins in Spain