New Zealand politician goes to hospital during labor and gives birth | News Today
New Zealand politician goes to hospital during labor and gives birth
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“Great news!” the Greens politician posted on her Facebook page a few hours later. “At 3:04 am this morning, we welcomed our newest family member. I really had no intention of riding my bike during work, but it ended up happening.”
The island nation of 5 million people already has a reputation for being down-to-earth politicians. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern took maternity leave during her tenure and brought her three-month-old baby to a United Nations meeting while she was still breastfeeding.
“My contractions weren’t that bad when we left at 2 a.m. to go to the hospital – although they were 2-3 minutes apart and picking up again by the time we got there. minutes later, ”Genter wrote.
“Surprisingly, we now have a healthy and happy little one sleeping just like his father,” said Genter, a dual New Zealand and American citizen who was born in Minnesota and moved to the Pacific nation in 2006.
Genter – her party spokesperson for transportation issues and whose Facebook profile includes ‘I love my bike’ – also cycled to the hospital in 2018 to give birth to her firstborn, local media reported.
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