Having a New Baby on New Years Eve?

6 years ago

Dr. Michele Brown OB/GYN

PAPARAZZI BABY

 

New Year’s (12:01 am) babies are so exciting, but delivery in prime time hospital hours has its disadvantages…

The countdown to midnight is here, but instead of being in Times Square with millions of others watching the crystal ball drop, imagine being a woman in the final pushes of labor in a delivery room.

She is yelling at the top of her lungs, but oddly enough, it’s not over the intensity of her labor pains. She is actually yelling at the clock on the far wall which still reads ten minutes to midnight. It seems to her as if the minute hand is stuck in place as she prays that her baby can wait just another few minutes… to be the first one born in the New Year!

As if having a baby is not exciting enough...

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