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Mom-To-Be Is Terrified When She Crowns At 36,000 Feet In The Air

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Everyone has air-travel annoyances now and then.

Between getting to the airport, traveling through lines, and checking for delays, it can be hard to even make it to your flight in the first place.

And once you are on it, you then usually have to deal with turbulence, unexpected pets, that gross recycled air smell, and one or two crying babies.

But one woman traveling fromDubai to the Philippines had to deal with one of the biggest inconveniences one can possibly experience while traveling she went into labor!

Being over six weeks premature, she definitely wasn’t expecting to welcome her baby so early while thousands of feet in the air!

Fortunately, passengers and crew came together and delivered the baby midflight, using what they had on hand to make it all work.

One passenger remembers the entire ordeal vividly and recounted it all on Facebook.

Check below to read her recount of the unbelievable airplane delivery.

[H/T Cosmopolitan]

Everything was going accordingly on aCebu Pacific Air flight from Dubai to the Philippines that is, until a woman went into labor over six weeks prematurely.

But thanks to two nurses that happened to be on the flight, the preemie baby was able to be delivered 36,000 feet in the air!

Bystander and plane passenger Missy Berberabe Umandal saw all of the action and detailed the entire experience in a Facebook post along with a sweet photo of the new mother and her baby.

“Had the most ‘NORMAL’ flight ever with Cebu Pacific Air,” she began in the post.

“A woman near our seat gave birth to a healthy baby girl, on our flight from Dubai back to PH…”

But the story’s details only get more intense from there.

The post, recounting all the dramatic details, has since gone viral.

The amazing story begins like this:

The lady started having contractions mid-flight, about 5 hours in going to the Philippines. She was set to give birth on October, so this came to a surprise, even to her Mother who picked her up from Dubai.

For once in my life, I saw flight attendants, who are meant to always maintain their poise and composure, panic ever so slightly.

Flight attendants started calling for medical assistance, and luckily, there were two nurses among the passengers.

She was already crowning, so she was brought to the more spacious area in front of the plane.

We only heard one semi-loud screech, and a few seconds later, there were tinier, cute screeches, and it was when we knew the baby was born.

Luckily, she only had to push ONCE. Moments later, the woman got up to go back to her seat, baby in arms (mighty strong, I might say).

There were 2 other babies with us in the front row, and one of the passengers had a suitcase full of infant clothes and necessities, which could not have come at a better time.

The flight attendants took a shelf from the cabinets and filled it with mineral water, which became a makeshift wash basin to clean the baby in.

It was immediately decided that an emergency landing in India was necessary to ensure the baby’s health, as it was born 2 months earlier than expected.

We might have misheard the name, but it sounded like the baby would be named “Haven.”

Flight was delayed once again (what was supposed to be a 9-hour flight became roughly 18 hours), but no complaints.. everyone in that plane was blessed.

To the woman, in the hopes she gets to read this: we understand you are resting and giving time to take care of your baby, but we are all hoping for your quick recovery and a lifetime of happiness to your beautiful child!

And Mom, this experience made me appreciate you so so so much more than I already do. When my future children ask me what my greatest memory with my mother was, I would tell them of this extraordinary moment we shared

If you believe all babies are miracles,

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