After 8 years of trying, Cretan couple get a surprise delivery

A 33-year-old Cretan woman who gave birth to a healthy baby boy on Monday said she had not realized that she was pregnant despite her increase in weight.

The woman, who was not named, was rushed to the main hospital in Lasithi on Monday after complaining of stomach pains and subsequently gave birth.

Speaking to a Cretan radio station on Tuesday, she said she and her husband had been trying for a child for the past eight years.