SALINAS, CA - Not only did Salinas sisters Corey Struve Talbott, 31, and Katie Struve Morgan, 29, get a surprise on August 10, at CHOMP hospital in Monterey, Donnelle Laughlin MD, was busy sprinting between the deliveries of their babies.
Katie and Tim Morgan’s baby girl, Indie arrived at 1:28 p.m.
Corey and Travis Talbott’s baby girl, Ryatt arrived at 1:42 p.m.
Corey had been waiting for the date she would receive a C-section delivery, but not on the day she arrived at the hospital to take photos of Katie’s delivery.
There was a surprise. Corey began going into labor.
It was quickly decided to go with the C-section, Corey said. “Dr. Laughlin was just two minutes into the process of my delivery,” and then, another surprise.
“Dr. Laughlin was called to catch Katie’s baby. I could hear it. ‘Dr. Laughlin, go to room ten.’ She sprinted out of my room and down the hall.
“Katie had been in the hospital from the day before and had been in labor for 15 hours. Our families were all in the hospital waiting for Katie’s delivery.”