Woman who lost home in Harvey gives birth to girl

Danielle Weeks was just days from giving birth when she, her husband and their two daughters evacuated their home in Port Aransas, Texas.
3:46 | 08/30/17

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But we turn now to ABC's Matt Gutman, who tells us even in the midst of a devastating storm life goes on. Reporter: For the Weekes family the hurricane came precious few days before another arrival. You are pregnant and you're going to have a C section with -- Reporter: After being forced to evacuate their home in port aransas, Texas five days ago Danielle and William -- If you can open that door, that would be great. Reporter: -- Are ready for a long-awaited procedure. All right. Let's go have a baby. Reporter: We first met them on Friday. Danielle was nine months pregnant. Like tens of thousands of residents that night, she was rattled. But we're just hoping for the best. And what about your home? We actually live in an rv. We're pretty worried that we won't have a home to go back to. Reporter: By Saturday it was safe to go outside. So the Weekes piled into their truck determined to find out what happened to their home. Trying to check on our home. We've got an active search and rescue going on right now. No one's allowed in until after we get that taken care of. Reporter: News the Weekes cannot go home to see if they even have a home is an emotional gut punch, one that has everyone in tears. So we're going to go check this out for you. And you're okay with that? Yes. Reporter: But authorities would allow us as members of the press past that roadblock to see the mind-numbing wreckage. Oh, my god. That's the trailer park. Reporter: Every trailer gutted, ripped open, contents strewn on the soggy turf. It took a few minutes, but eventually we found the Weekes' home, or at least what was left of it. This is the worst that they could have hoped for. Reporter: Later Danielle and William asked us to show them the video. You're okay to see this? Yeah. The worst part is seeing all the kids' stuff on the ground. Reporter: The closer they looked, the sharper the pain. There's a musical toy right there. And that was in the house. That's the baby's blanket at I was making for her. Reporter: But this morning -- a little jolt of joy. It's okay. Reporter: Laura Lynn Weekes born 7 pounds 12 ounces and 21 1/2 inches tall. She's beautiful. Reporter: She's swaddled and snoozing. I got her out and instantly started crying. It was a great moment. Reporter: Best cry you ever heard, huh? Yes. Yes. She's definitely got some lungs on her, though. Reporter: Still pale and in pain from the C section, Danielle says the family will return to port aransas. The place they live is still surrounded by loss and destruction. But this time they'll go back with something even more precious in their arms. You guys have weathered your worst nightmare. And now you have this. Yes. What's that like? Definitely the blessing that came out of everything. She's safe. She held through the storm. She's a blessing. She is. Reporter: I'm Matt Gutman in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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