In the News: Baby Delivered in Truck During Sandy

Giving Whole New Meaning to “Delivery Truck”

During Hurricane Sandy’s high winds and heavy rain, a New Jersey woman gave birth in a hospital’s make-shift medical shelter — thereby giving whole new meaning to “water birth” AND “delivery truck.”  (See what I did there?)  Although the woman was only 35 weeks pregnant, and not particularly thrilled about giving birth without an epidural (I hear that, sister), she delivered a healthy baby boy, thank goodness, and all are doing well.

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Candy Kirby

Candy Kirby is the founder of The Laughing Stork and a professional fun-maker who will never stop chasing her lifelong dream: to find the Pomeranian or porn star after whom her parents must have named her. A humor columnist for Disney, Nickelodeon, Scary Mommy, Reductress and Redbook, she also used to be a staff writer for the soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful, where she penned many scripts featuring prolonged heated stares and countless “Who’s the Daddy?” story lines. Candy lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two young kids and three rescue Persian cats, the latter of whom are the real brains behind this operation (so send all complaints to them).

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