Woman gives birth at Walmart store, customers cheer

Customers cheered at a Walmart in Missouri after a woman gave birth to a baby girl in the store's toilet paper aisle. (MGN)
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Customers cheered at a Walmart in Missouri after a woman gave birth to a baby girl in the store's toilet paper aisle.

Store manager Jessica Hinkle says the woman told employees Wednesday that her water broke.

KYTV reports Hinkle held up a sheet for privacy while a labor nurse who happened to be in the store and firefighters helped the woman deliver her baby.

Customers cheered as they were taken away to an ambulance.

The birth took place as shoppers nationwide are converging on stores to stockpile toilet paper and other basics amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Hinkle says she's told both mom and baby are doing well.