Pregnant Woman Goes into Labor Aboard Cruise Ship, Rescued by Coast Guard

According to, “a pregnant woman was medevaced from a cruise ship, approximately 109 miles southwest of Key West over Labor Day weekend.

Read the news report here.

The woman was taken from the Carnival Glory on Aug. 31 after the patient went into labor. Cruise lines are less equipped for child births and a decision was made to airlift the passenger rather than allowing her to give birth while aboard.

The passenger was taken to Lower Keys Medical Center near Key West.