POSTED: Tuesday, March 6, 2012 - 10:09am
UPDATED: Tuesday, March 6, 2012 - 10:09am
NACOGDOCHES — A baby was born on the loop in Nacogdoches just after midnight on Friday, after mother April Bourghs didn't realize she was going into labor at her Lufkin home.
The Lufkin Daily News reports that Bourghs was not experiencing the typical symptoms of labor, but was in pain late Thursday evening. Eventually, her husband, Joe Bourghs took her to the hospital as a precaution.
The Bourghs' hospital of choice was in Nacogdoches. They were on their way when the baby just could'nt wait any longer. The little girl was born in their car on the loop in Nacogdoches just after 12:00 a.m.
The baby, Justice Blake Bourghs weighed a little more than 7 lbs. The Bourghs wrapped her in a jogging outfit and continued to the hospital. The umbilical cord was cut at the emergency door of the hospital.