MELBOURNE – New Zealand Member of Parliament Julie Anne Genter bought on her bicycle early on Sunday and headed to the hospital. She was already in labor and he or she gave birth an hour later.
“Big news!” the Greens politician posted on her Facebook web page just a few hours later. “At 3.04am this morning we welcomed the newest member of our family. I genuinely wasn’t planning to cycle in labor, but it did end up happening.”
“My contractions weren’t that bad when we left at 2am to go to the hospital – though they were 2-3 min apart and picking up in intensity by the time we arrived 10 minutes later,” Genter wrote.
“Amazingly now we have a healthy, happy little one sleeping, as is her dad,” stated Genter, a twin New Zealand-U.S. citizen who was born in Minnesota and moved to the Pacific nation in 2006.
Genter – her celebration’s spokesperson for transport points and whose Facebook profile contains “I love my bicycle” – additionally biked to the hospital in 2018 to give birth to her first-born, native media stated.