The past year has been stressful for expecting mothers who don’t know what to expect with shifting hospital regulations. Many hospitals only allow a limited number of people to attend during labor.
That was the case for one family in Molalla, Oregon. Expectant mother Jordan Eck had to break the news to her 11-year-old Shyanne that she wouldn’t be allowed in the hospital during the birth — a fact that Shyanne was none too pleased about.
“Hospitals only allow one person in for labor and delivery,” Eck explained to the Portland Tribune, “and they have to be over 16 years of age. She really thought there was something I could do to change the rules.”
But Kobe, the baby waiting to make his debut, had other plans. Almost three weeks before her due date, Eck woke up on April 21 with stomach pains.
After debating for a few hours whether the