Mother Of 5 Delivers Child On Facet Of Highway, Drives To Hospital

An Arizona mom had piled her 17-month-old daughter into the again seat on Wednesday, and was en path to the hospital to ship her fifth little one when contractions compelled her to tug over to the facet of the highway.

“I needed to pull over as a result of I had a contraction that may not cease,” Shannon Geise informed Fox 10 Phoenix.

Geise stated her water broke round midnight, however she figured she had a couple of hours to spare so she took a bathe and packed her hospital bag. However about 5 minutes from the hospital, and together with her daughter watching tv within the backseat, Geise was compelled to tug over.


“I used to be involuntarily, mainly, pushing. The primary time my physique simply pushed, I felt him go down,” she informed Fox 10 Phoenix. “The subsequent time, his head got here out, after which I pushed two extra occasions, and his shoulder and every part got here out, and I used to be form of simply in shock. This isn’t taking place to me. This isn’t taking place to me.”

Geise gave start to child Sebastian in her entrance seat, and after listening to him cry, dialed 911.

“They’re like ‘Do you want an ambulance? Are you going to maintain going?’” Geise informed the information outlet. “Actually, it could be faster for me to simply go.”

Geise drove herself, her daughter and new child Sebastian to the hospital, the place employees measured the toddler to be 6 lbs., 7 ounces.

Geise stated the household’s Denali is being detailed forward of their launch from the hospital.