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La Puente Woman Goes Hospital for Stomach Pains, Has a Baby

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A night of dancing at a Halloween party turned into a trip to the hospital for Susie Medina this weekend. She and her husband thought it was a urinary problem related to a recent gastric bypass surgery. Boy, were they ever wrong... and surprised. Despite a recent doctor's visit about lower abdomen pain, the Medina's had no idea she was pregnant, according to the San Gabriel Tribune. The doctor apparently didn't either and said she probably pulled a muscle.

Luckily, the six-pound, five-ounce baby girl was born healthy, albeit premature at 35 weeks, at Fontana Medical Center.

It seems Medina's gastric bypass surgery from over a year ago made her more fertile. The couple had been trying to have a baby for years with no luck. The surgery caused her to lose 70 pounds, but she began to regain weight. That was expected to a degree, but not the baby part. About two weeks ago, she felt something in her stomach move, but rubbed it off as part of a digestive problem.