Mom goes into labor during SC flood

Tyshenequia McLean was scheduled for an induction Sunday, but because of high waters at the front of her neighborhood, she wasn’t able to get out

CHARLESTON, S.C.  – A South Carolina mother-to-be, who was a week overdue, was taken by kayak to an area hospital after she went into labor during this week’s massive flood in South Carolina.

Tyshenequia McLean was scheduled for an induction Sunday, but because of high waters at the front of her neighborhood, she wasn’t able to get out, WCBD reported.

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McLean called 911 and firefighters showed up in a kayak to rescue her. That’s when she went into labor, WCBD reported.
“I’m just trying to take it all in,” McLean told WCBD.

McLean was able to make it to Trident Hospital in North Charleston where she delivered little Elijah.

—WCBD contributed to this article.

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