Katie Kropas, a woman from Massachusetts got merely fifty one minutes to prepare herself for motherhood.
Kropas learned about her pregnancy at 10 p.m and became mother at 11 p.m on the same day.
She woke up that morning with complain of severe pain in her lower back pain. Immediately, she went to hospital where she found out that she was pregnant. The doctors told her that she is having a baby which is ready to come after 30 minutes.
Kopras did not experience any kind of pregnancy symptoms such as morning sickness, vomiting, increased urination, fatigue, craving and swollen feet. Hence, the birth of the first baby is a complete surprise for her. She named the little girl Ellie
This is not the first time when any women discovered her pregnancy at eleventh hour. Such kind of pregnancies is usually known as Cryptic pregnancies. The term cryptic pregnancy refers to condition in which a pregnant woman is unaware of her pregnancy till the time of delivery.
As per the Serbian research, every one of 7,255 pregnancies is unknown to mother until it reach labor.
Dr. Kim Dever, the head of obstetrics and gynecology at South Shore hospital informs that every year 3,500 babies born at her hospital. However, this kind of cases appears 1 or 2 times in a year.