A 47-year-old Woman discovers about her pregnancy just an Hour before Giving Birth

A woman got to know about her pregnancy just an hour before giving birth to the baby. Sounds eerie, right? But that’s actually happened. In Beverly, Massachusetts, a 47-year-old lady Judy Brown complained of having severe pain in her stomach. When she was taken to the hospital for checkup, the doctors gave her probably the biggest surprise of her life – they told her that she was nine months pregnant and could give birth to her child any minute.Brown was actually quite scared at first while going to the hospital, thinking that something bad was about to happen, but when she got the news of her being pregnant and the fact that she was in labor, was just extremely overwhelming for her.

Advertisement

She gave birth to an 8lb. baby and, she and her husband named her Carolyn Rose.

1 Why didn’t she notice her pregnancy?

Though, her tummy was growing in size, but she attributed it to her growing age. And pregnancy was simply not on her mind as she had no idea that pregnancy could happen at that age too. She had gone to the hospital with severe stomach pain and never had she dreamt that PREGNANCY could be the reason of her abdominal pain.

Advertisement
Why didn’t she notice her pregnancy?

Image Source: www.dailymail.co.uk

Though she had put on some weight, but thought, that the weight gain was a sign of entering the new phase of life (menopause) and her bump particularly made her feel as if she was ‘turning into her mother’, but never had she imagined that she was actually turning into a mother, herself.

Advertisement
 Why didn’t she notice her pregnancy?

Image Source: www.likemag.com

When she heard the news, she was overjoyed and took it as a blessing from God.Indeed, the baby is a blessing as it is the first for this couple of 22 years. Brown and her husbandJason, got their biggest happiness, when they least expected it.

Advertisement

2 Her Reaction to the Good News

The timing of her getting the news was just amazing. Here she was leading a normal life and all of a sudden she got to know that she was pregnant only an hour before giving birth. She was amazed at how she had managed to live in the darkness for a long nine months without even an iota of the idea that she was pregnant. For her, everything was going with the normal pace and she never felt anything unusual throughout. She was still doing all her work with ease and life was completely normal for her. She admitted that she was unaware of the symptoms and that’s the only reason she missed the signs and ended up being surprised.

Her Reaction to the Good News

Image Source: www.vcmedia.vn

Advertisement

3 Medical Point of View

Dr. Kimberley Gecsi, the doctor who handled the case in University Hospitals Case Medical Center said that it was possible for women to be completely unaware of their pregnancy. They know that right before pregnancy and such cases are not in rarity. “People don’t know sometimes or they are in denial about it and denial can be pretty strong”, she said.

Medical Point of View

Image Source: www.dailymail.co.uk

Advertisement

The couple is now extremely happy with the new addition to the family. Jason says that he plans to go for a vasectomy to ensure that his angel remains the only child of the couple. He just adores her like anything and says that he is always there whenever she cries. Brown says that Carolyn has become her ‘daddy’s little girl’, well isn’t she just adorable!

Advertisement

You may also like...