- A woman and her husband were traveling to a family member's home for Christmas when she went into labour
- Nereida Araujo said she felt a pop in her back towards the end of the flight
- She ended up giving birth on the jetway of Charlotte Douglas International Airport
On 27 November, a woman, Nereida Araujo, who was traveling from Florida to Pennsylvania via airplane in the US, went into labour nearing the end of the one-hour-and-39-minute flight.
Araujo and her husband were on their way to a relative's home for Thanksgiving when their unborn daughter decided to arrive early.
According to PEOPLE, Araujo was 38 weeks pregnant but was cleared by her doctor and the airline to fly.
She revealed she was sleeping when she felt a "pop" in her lower back before noticing liquid. She went on the wake up her hubby.
Airline spokesman Ross Feinstein said that medical personnel were requested to assist a passenger onboard the American Airlines Flight 868 upon landing.
Araujo went on to deliver her baby, whom they cleverly called 'Sky', on the jetway of the Charlotte Douglas International Airport with the help of medics and the local fire department.
The story has since gone viral on social media and the internet showered the family with blessings.
Wanda Oats-Wade commented:
"I just love it all. So happy for you all."
Dezz Davis wrote:
"She is absolutely beautiful doll."
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