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Pregnant woman goes into labor aboard cruise ship, rescued by Coast Guards

Posted: 6:46 PM, Aug 31, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-31 22:53:06Z

MIAMI, Fla. ---- A pregnant woman was medevaced from a cruise ship, approximately 109 miles southwest of Key West, Friday. 

The 36-year-old woman was rescued by Coast Guards from the Carnival Glory cruise ship after the patient went into labor while aboard. 

Watchstanders diverted a Coast Guard Air Station MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew who arrived on the scene, hoisted the patient and transported her to local emergency medical services who then took her to Lower Keys Medical Center.