Woman gives birth in airport bathroom

Flying on a plane could be an uncomfortable endeavor for many pregnant women. Giving birth in an airport bathroom is arguably worse. A woman gave birth at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport shortly after her flight landed, CBS News reported. A police officer assisted in the delivery, and both mom and baby were taken to Baltimore Washington Medical Center. Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images

LINTHICUM, Md. - Officials say a woman gave birth to a healthy baby boy in a restroom at a Maryland airport shortly after getting off her flight.

Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport spokesman Jonathan Dean says an officer helped the woman deliver the child Sunday afternoon on the floor of a restroom in Concourse D. Dean says Maryland Transpiration Authority Police and the airport's fire and rescue department responded to a call of a woman in labor around 2:20 p.m.

The woman and baby were taken to Baltimore Washington Medical Center.

The woman's name was not released.

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