British Soldier Delivers Baby While Deployed in Afghanistan
Sep 21, 2012 17:03
There's no shortage of wacky stories involving babies being born in strange places, but one Royal Artillery gunner stationed at the British base in Helmand trumps them all. The unnamed female gunner underwent a six-month tour without realising she had been pregnant before giving birth to a healthy baby boy five weeks prematurely. Both are reported to be in stable condition.
According to Huffington Post!, the symptoms might have be overlooked due to the stressful circumstances endured during a tour of duty in Afghanistan. She only discovered she was pregnant after she went to medics complaining of stomach pains.
What's unique about this (besides the obvious circumstances) is that it was also the first time a
British soldier had given birth on the front line. In light of the news, military chiefs are now pushing for all female soldiers to undergo pregnancy tests before being deployed.
You aren't going to learn any of these facts from the movies. You'll have to be a comic book nerd to know a few of them, and more about the characters you love. Here's some of those secrets, via All Things DC and Marvel. Check it out: Read more
We've seen a ton of famous actresses baring it all in their movies before. From Reese Witherspoon to Anne Hathaway, Katie Holmes, Halle Berry, Kate Winslet, the list goes on. But not all are comfortable doing the full monty. Some of them have used body doubles before. Here are some of them you thought you saw naked but didn't. Read more
Jack Donaghy may be a smarmy businessman on 30 Rock, but his thoughts on handshakes are actually quite accurate. The way you shake someone's hand can really reveal a lot about your personality, which might not bode well if you're looking to make a great first impression. To find out what your handshake reveals about you, check out the list below: Read more