I don’t know about you guys but the last thing I wanted to do when I was going through labor was marry some guy, but that’s exactly what happened to Brandi Anderson of Texas when she was trying to get a baby out of her. The woman was going through labor when suddenly her partner left her to go do some last minute ring shopping. According to The Daily Mail: Ashleigh Campbell, a nurse, said ‘The dad came out and told us that he wanted to get married. At first, we didn’t think he meant now.’
The nurses all sprung into action and draped white sheets over the windows and Campbell called in her own father, who is a minister, to perform the ceremony. The ceremony began as Brandi’s water broke. The wedding was also attended by the couple’s six-year-old son, who acted as ring bearer and got to meet his new baby sister 30 minutes into the “honeymoon.” The newlyweds named their new baby girl Janelle.
Brandi handled this so much better than I would have. I would have been “by wedding do you mean the wedding between me and a bunch of epidurals so I can finish having this baby?” Pretty damn cute story. I hope the couple gets time to eventually take a proper honeymoon but I’m sure that won’t be happening for a long while with a newborn around.
This all just adds to the romance to Janelle’s birth story, because if your kids are anything like my kids they all love hearing about the day they were born. Can you imagine getting to add “Oh and your dad also went out to buy a wedding ring and then I had some more contractions” to that? It’s one of the best birth stories ever. I just hope the couple received better gifts than piles of diapers.