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  • Pregnancy 911: Michigan Mother Was Pregnant and Didn't Know It

    Carri and Ryan Emmons started dating in 1999. "It was love at first sight," Carri said.
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  • Pregnancy 911: Michigan Mother Was Pregnant and Didn't Know It

    In September 2001, the couple married in front of family and friends in Michigan. Their first child together, Dylan, came soon after.
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  • Pregnancy 911: Michigan Mother Was Pregnant and Didn't Know It

    The couple have three children: Tyler, 10, from Carri Emmons' previous marriage; Dylan, 8; and Alexia, 6. Before the surprise birth of William in April, they had been satisfied with their family and full house in Pierson, Mich.
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  • Pregnancy 911: Michigan Mother Was Pregnant and Didn't Know It

    With her first two pregnancies, Carri Emmons put on a lot of weight. Ryan Emmons said when his wife was pregnant with son Dylan, she gained about 60 pounds.
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  • Pregnancy 911: Michigan Mother Was Pregnant and Didn't Know It

    Carri Emmons, a cheerleading coach and stay-at-home mom, introduced big brother Tyler to new brother Dylan in 2001.
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  • Pregnancy 911: Michigan Mother Was Pregnant and Didn't Know It

    During her pregnancy with daughter Alexia in 2003, Carri Emmons experienced telltale signs of pregnancy, including late-night food cravings, mood swings and weight gain.
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  • Pregnancy 911: Michigan Mother Was Pregnant and Didn't Know It

    Unlike with the surprise birth of her son, Carri Emmons said, she had very good prenatal care with her first three children.<P> "I felt guilty," she said. "You know, I didn't care for him for nine months. I didn't know he was there. And, you know, if something's wrong with him, it's my fault."
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  • Pregnancy 911: Michigan Mother Was Pregnant and Didn't Know It

    Ten-year-old Tyler has always been a great big brother. Here, in 2003, he is shown feeding baby sister Lexi. Tyler helped his parents during the surprise birth of his brother by finding a shoelace to tie off the umbilical cord.
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  • Pregnancy 911: Michigan Mother Was Pregnant and Didn't Know It

    This is the only picture of Carri Emmons during the entire surprise pregnancy, which was taken at a holiday gathering just four months before she gave birth to her son. No one had any idea she was expecting. Unlike her previous pregnancies, Carri said she gained only 10 pounds, weight she thought she gained because she quit smoking.
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  • Pregnancy 911: Michigan Mother Was Pregnant and Didn't Know It

    Even though she was completely unaware she was pregnant, Carri Emmons welcomed a healthy 9 pound, 9 ounce baby boy into their family April 16, 2009. Once at the hospital, they named him William Gerald Emmons in memory of their fathers.
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