Special Deliveries: "I Gave Birth During a Hurricane"

Tamar Weinstock was one of more than 300 patients to be evacuated from NYU’s Langone Medical Center during Hurricane Sandy. She gave birth to son Stone in the dark after the hospital lost power, and was then strapped to a sled and carried down eight flights of stairs to an ambulance that took her family, with its newest addition, to Mount Sinai Hospital.


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