Baby on board! Remarkable moment as mum gives birth mid-flight
01 July, 2017, 00:23 | Author: Courtney Perry
Penton, her two children and the passengers and crew of Spirit flight 971 welcomed baby Christoph Lezcano into the world Saturday evening after a surprise delivery mid-flight. The baby was born on the aircraft, measuring 19.5 inches. But before she could even get to the beverage service part of the flight, Penton started feeling contractions. Luckily, there was a pediatrician and a nurse on the flight.
"Everything started happening very quickly. Soon after that, it was clear I was having my baby, and I was in pure panic".
Penton and her new son were taken to a hospital in Kenner, Louisiana, where both were doing fine and Penton was well enough to speak with reporters.
On Tuesday, Spirit Airlines gave the family gifts for the baby, plus a special present: free flights for Christopher and a guest to anywhere Spirit flies on or near his birthday for the next 21 years. "Like, we barely caught him and then we just gave him to her".
Incredible footage shows passengers helping a pregnant woman moments after she birth to an "absolutely perfect" baby 39,000ft up in the air.
Christina said her husband, who didn't travel with the family, is relieved the baby is OK, but he did tell his wife "I told you so" for traveling at 36 weeks.
"A baby being born during a flight is very rare", Spirit spokesman Paul Berry said. She had carried two babies to full-term, and though heavily pregnant, she was unconcerned about flying just weeks out from her due date.
As Green went back to find her seat, the passengers on the plane clapped and cheered.
The flight was diverted to Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans, but it was too late.
Shelley Hedgecock Starks, seated right behind Ms Penton, recorded the birth at the excited mother's request and posted a short video to Facebook. "But then again, stubborn, so I figured, no, no, we can handle this". Berry also told Penton at the news conference that Spirit would be reimbursing them for their rental auto to drive back to their intended destination of Phoenix - and jokingly noted to reporters that they did not charge the family for things like water, even though the low-priced carrier typically charges for extras on board.
This time around Sony Music is back in the news, dropping some news that will certainly help bring vinyl back. It still hasn't yet decided which genres of music it will produce, according to the spokeswoman .
He was captured along with South African Stephen McGowan and Dutchman Sjaak Rijke while the three were at their hotel. It is with great pleasure that I can announce that Johan Gustafsson has been released and can return to Sweden .
Samsung Electronics plans to have a washing machine production line up at the factory by early next year. They will employ craftsmen, operators, engineers and other technical and non-technical positions.
After being down for a few seconds however, Srikanth got up and breezed his way into the final, fittingly with a smash. Generally known for his attacking gameplay, Srikanth surprised the world No.4 with his patience and handsome net play.
His parents learned of their son's condition - what North Korea called a coma - only last week, they said in a statement . Fred Warmbier took to the podium wearing the same cream jacket his son wore during his confession in North Korea .
I hope to see that together we can give everything to win something for the club, for the supporters and for us. The Reds confirmed their first signing of the summer as they unveiled Roma winger Salah as a Liverpool player.
Charlie's parents raised £1.3m on a crowdfunding site to pay for the experimental treatment in the US. His parents had campaigned for doctors to keep him alive so he could travel to the USA for treatment.
At 38, the veteran may have played his last NHL game in a career that many believe will land him in the Hockey Hall of Fame. Anderson was forced to take several leaves of absence from Ottawa this season while his wife, Nicholle , battled cancer.
Brogdon takes NBA Rookie of the Year
Brogdon played in 74 games, averaging 26.5 minutes per night while helping Milwaukee reach the Eastern Conference playoffs. Embiid and his Philadelphia 76ers teammate Dario Saric were finalists for the Rookie of the Rookie of the Year honor.
China's treatment of activist raises fears for other detainees
Liu but to allow his wife, Liu Xia , out of house arrest ", said Mary Beth Polley , a spokeswoman for the USA embassy in Beijing . In 2008, he helped compose a petition, called " Charter 08 " and later signed by hundreds of scholars and activists.
1.13 - highest since September on the Draghi drive
The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index lost 0.69 percent and MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe shed 0.48 percent. The risk-off tone to markets has seen NZD down to 0.7280 after a short lived spike up to 0.7344 last night.
Portugal Want To Win The Confederations Cup- Cristiano Ronaldo
Hector Herrera cleared on the edge of his box, sending the ball flying high down the pitch where Akinfeev simply had to meet it. Akinfeev failed to clear a bouncing ball, allowing Lozano to sneak in and score the victor seven minutes into the second half.
Kidambi Srikanth reaches final of Australia Open
The second game began with an engaging baseline rally, which ended with Srikanth smashing his way to earn the first point. It was Srikanth's fourth Super Series title and the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) congratulated the ace shuttler.
J&K Police officer lynched: Three more arrested
Pandit was reportedly clicking pictures of the crowd outside the grand mosque to which some people objected. Inspector General of Police Munir Khan could not be contacted on his phone despite several attempts.