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Woman Gives Birth On Subway Train In Front Of Stunned Passengers

Thu, October 18, 2012 11:42am EDT by 2 Comments
Woman Gives Birth Subway
Courtesy of CBS

A pregnant Philadelphia woman on her way to a doctor’s appointment went into labor while riding a subway train! She approached two police officers for help while cradling her newborn baby with his umbilical cord still attached.

Philadelphia transit passengers were in for a huge surprise on Oct. 16 when a woman went into labor on a subway train, and emerged on the platform cradling her newborn baby — with his umbilical cord still attached!

The woman, whose name is not being released, exited the train and climbed a flight of stairs to seek help, all while holding her newborn baby wrapped in a sweatshirt.

She approached police officer Loyd Rodgers and said, “this is my baby, I just had a baby.”

He and his partner fetched a blanket to keep the baby warm, and comforted her as they waited for paramedics to arrive.

“The joy she had on her face I would never be able to explain in a thousand years,” he said.

The mom and baby were taken to the nearby Albert Einstein Medical Center, and are in good condition.

What an incredible story! What do YOU think HollyMoms?

— Christina Stiehl

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