Special delivery: Woman gives birth in front seat of car along highway

A newborn being tended to in the hospital.

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A newborn being tended to in the hospital.

A Pennsylvania woman received an early present when she gave birth to a baby girl in the front seat of her car Christmas Eve morning.

Shanea Bishop, 25, told WHTM that when she woke up Tuesday morning, she knew the baby was coming, so she got in the car with her fiance to head to the hospital. But baby Rhylee wouldn't wait, and Bishop delivered her on the side of I-81, shortly after the couple flagged down a state trooper, who called for an ambulance.

Bishop told WHTM that Rhylee was born four weeks early, weighing 4 pounds, 5 ounces, and will spend time in the NICU as a precaution.

Bishop, who also has a 2-year-old daughter, is getting married next week, WHTM reported. Rhylee will be an unexpected but much welcomed guest.

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