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Local Woman Delivers Own Baby!

UPDATE: The Gintz's lost their 14-month-old little girl, Lyla, last year. Amanda found her early in the morning after Jason had gone to work. It was the same emergency crew that came out a year ago when Lyla died that came to help Amanda bring Lane into the world. Jason thinks it is not coincidence that Lane was born in the same place that his older sister died. 'God works in mysterious ways...we asked for a miracle, and here he is.'

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CHENEY, Wash. - A local woman delivered her own baby Wednesday morning in her home. Amanda Gintz was home with her 5-year-old son when she said she knew her baby was coming.

She had enough time to call her husband, 911 and throw a towel down on the floor and lie down. Paramedics arrived about two minutes after Gintz had delivered her son, Lane.

An ambulance took both Amanda and Lane to the hospital. Her husband, Jason, is a volunteer firefighter and was on duty. Both the Lane and Amanda Gintz are doing well.

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