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Ride on, baby: NZ politician cycles to hospital to give birth – for the second time

29/11/2021 08:16 PM | Click to read full article

New Zealand MP Julie Anne Genter got on her bicycle early on Sunday and headed to the hospital. She was already in labor and gave birth an hour later.

The island nation has a reputation for down-to-earth politicians. PM Jacinda Ardern famously took maternity leave while in office and brought her three-month-old to a UN meeting as she was still breastfeeding.
 

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