While no one wants their partner to miss their baby’s birth, it can happen. Here’s what to do if you find yourself in that situation.
LETITIA ROWLANDS An Australian mum who has shared the ups and downs of carrying quintuplets has welcomed her five babies into the world.
Jamie Duncan Two police officers delivered more than a traffic fine by the side of a busy Melbourne road yesterday.
Staff writers A US family now has three birthdays to celebrate on the same day in January.
MARISSA CALLIGEROS An Uber delivery with a difference has seen a Melbourne woman giving birth in the back of a ride-share car in New York.
Philip Pullella A homeless woman gave birth on a cardboard box just outside St. Peter's Square.
Staff writers A photography company has shared a series of beautiful birth photos in a touching video.
LETITIA ROWLANDS Twitter is not usually considered the best place to share the details of a birth story.
Twins born in the US will never share a birthday because even though they were born just minutes apart, they were born in different years.
Phoebe Moloney Baby Elliot kept his parents waiting 10 days to be NSW's first newborn for the year.
Amy Mitchell-Whittington Baby Sophie Mary Butler couldn't wait to meet her family, with her mum giving birth to her in the hallway of their home, alone, two weeks before her due date.
Katie Burgess When Christy Xinghua welcomed her infant son into the world in the early hours of Christmas morning, there was only one name that seemed to fit the bill.
Donna-Lee Biddle An expectant mother drove to a Hamilton supermarket on Tuesday and left with a baby in her arms.
A woman in the Indian capital has named her baby Uber after she gave birth in a taxi operated by the app-based company, a news report says.
Staff writers She died 74 minutes after she was born but baby Hope has given others a chance to live a full life.
Adele Redmond Most expecting parents have nine months to prepare themselves, but for one NZ couple, a life-changing surprise happened literally overnight.
CATHERINE RODIE Watch little girl's adorable reaction to meeting her little brother for the first time.
CATHERINE RODIE Schoolgirl Caitlin Burke was the only person on hand to help deliver the newest member of the family when her mum went into labour at home.
CATHERINE RODIE Australian cricket ledged Glen McGrath has spoken about the moment he thought he might lose his wife, Sara and their baby daughter, Madison.
CATHERINE RODIE Radio presenter Ryan 'Fitzy' Fitzgerald has opened up about losing his first daughter, who was born sleeping in 2008
EVELYN LEWIN While most women in labour focus on the upcoming birth of their baby, some women do more interesting things.
Deidre Mussen Tiny Tia-Jane's super-human fight for life started when she put her foot in it.
LETITIA ROWLANDS At 47 years of age, pregnancy was the last thing on Judy Brown's mind.
LETITIA ROWLANDS He may be only a few weeks old, but baby Hunter Anderson has already proved that he doesn't like to miss a good party.
Elton Rikihana Smallman Moments after All Blacks first-five Dan Carter converted a magnificent try in the corner, baby Isla Jamie Pearce was born.
Jule Scherer The days after giving birth were busy with recovering and finding our way as parents of two gorgeous premature girls.
INGA TING Sydney Trains customer service duty manager Matthew Ward had been in the job for six months when he found himself helping to deliver the first baby ever born in a Sydney train station.
Staff writers They were first introduced to the world when their 'bun in the oven' pregnancy announcement went viral.
A video shows flight attendants helping deliver a premature baby as a woman gives birth during a flight from Bali to Los Angeles.
Barcroft Media An Indian woman has given birth to a baby boy weighing a whopping 5.97kg, setting a new record for the country's heaviest baby.
AAP A mum who gave birth at 26 weeks at home was one of those giving thanks on Victoria's inaugural "Thank a Paramedic Day".
RAIDAH SHAH IDIL Am I a home birth advocate? No. I am an advocate for women choosing the birth they want.
Melanie Mahoney In Brazil, more women are having caesareans - but one couple hopes to help change that with a new series of photos.
Staff writers It was not your average traffic stop, that's for sure.
LETITIA ROWLANDS There are many things an expecting couple can do in a bid to make sure their trip to hospital goes as smoothly as possible when the big day comes.
Staff writers A mother who almost died during the traumatic premature birth of her fifth child has been reunited with her baby girl just weeks after doctors feared she would not survive.
JOSHUA JAMERSON The first baby born at the new World Trade Centre was delivered yesterday on a concourse inside the $3.9 billion transportation hub.
LETITIA ROWLANDS An Australian couple could face a medical expenses of more than $1 million after their baby boy was born three months prematurely while they were holidaying in Hawaii.
LETITIA ROWLANDS An incredible birth video shows a mother delivering her own baby as her husband drives along a freeway in a vain attempt to reach hospital.
Ellen Arnold I cried when a specialist told me at exactly 28 weeks that our twin boys would have to be born within 48 hours.
Desperate, out of petrol and low on food, a new mother lit a fire in the hope of attracting attention.
A bub weighing more than six kilograms has been born in a Queensland hospital.
Staff writers Juliet Smith may only have been a mum for a few days, but she has already learned that babies do not always fit in with their mother's plans.
Staff writers A new mum claims a doctor left his mobile phone inside her after delivering her baby via caesarean section.
Letitia Rowlands "It's a boy!" That's the phrase Kateri Schwandt has heard in labour delivery ward for the 13th time in her life.
Letitia Rowlands When a couple boarded a flight on Sunday, they had no idea they would be parents by the time the plane's wheels hit the tarmac again.
Lena H. Sun Most babies in the United States are born on a weekday, with the highest percentages delivered between 8am to 9am, and from noon to 1pm.
Mike Watson In 2007, Natasha Banks was given a heartbreaking diagnosis - and she didn't think she'd ever get to be a mum.
KERRI SACKVILLE I never actually went into labour - so by 42 weeks I was booked in for induction.
Staff writers Rachelle Friedman Chapman was preparing to marry the man of her dreams when tragedy struck four years ago.
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