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A couple went out on a boat on the Fourth of July and ended up having a baby before they made it back home. Amber Easterbay was due next week, but her third son decided to enter the world while he was riding on a boat. Amber’s husband, John, stopped the boat at the Courtney Campbell Beach where medics were there to help. Their son Aiden came out in less than 30 minutes.

Medics help deliver baby on a boat in Clearwater on the Fourth of July

CLEARWATER, Fla. - The Fourth of July started out like it does every year, out on a boat in Tampa Bay for Amber and John Easterday. But, it ended differently this year. Amber went into labor. "I started feeling the contractions," she said. "They started about 30 minutes into the boat ride."


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