Birth

Bike Messenger Delivers…a Baby

An unidentified bike messenger is being lauded as a hero after he helped deliver a baby under a San Francisco bus shelter to a homeless woman who did not even know she was pregnant.

Ben Franklin Bike Messenger (torbakhopper / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

SoCal Traffic Report: Girl Born on the 405

A baby girl was delivered in the back of an SUV Sunday afternoon, on the busy 405 freeway in Orange County. . The father and the couple’s two young children were guided through the birthing process by an Orange County Fire Authority dispatcher over the phone.

405 Traffic (Kevork Djansezian / Getty)

Woman Gives Birth in Forest; Bees Attack Placenta

A 35-year-old woman about to give birth for the fourth time became lost in a northern California forest, gave birth, watched bees and mosquitos attack the placenta, then set fire to the forest in a desperate attempt to alert rescuers to

Bees (Umberto Salvagnin / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Woman in Labor Gets Flat Tire on I-5

A flat tire stalled a woman in labor en route to the hospital early Monday morning. The woman chose to wait with her family on the side of the I-5 freeway in San Diego while the tire was changed.

Flat tire (Marufish / Flickr / CC)