Kansas college student finishes final exam from hospital bed while in labor

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (KAKE) -

A new mom and college student from Kansas City didn't let a little thing like being in labor stop her from completing her final exams. 

Last week, Nayzia Thomas, a sophomore at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas, tweeted a photo that her mother took of her finishing the last of her finals from the hospital bed where she was preparing to give birth. 

“It wasn’t due until the end of the week — finals week is Dec. 11 to tomorrow — but my goal was to try to have everything done before,” Thomas told Yahoo Lifestyle. “[I thought] ‘before all this gets crazy let me hurry up and finish this final.'”

The following day, Thomas shared an update with her followers that she lost a lot of blood during delivery, her body went into shock and she went unconscious. But her new baby boy, Anthony Johnson, was healthy.

She said, "It was very scary, but his father was right there to take over when I went unconscious. We are blessed! AND I'm finishing the semester w/ a 3.5 GPA!"

Thomas shared a final update on the 15th that it was time for her family to go home.

"Its been hard trying to cope with being so close to death, but I can't thank God enough for being able to share my story!!"

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