Stafford County, Virginia 911 Dispatcher Guides Man Through Birthing of Baby During Snowstorm

January 24, 2016 Updated: January 24, 2016
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A Virginia man successfully helped his wife give birth thanks to assistance from a 911 dispatcher.

A midwife was scheduled to come to the Stafford County home but was prevented from traveling by the blizzard.

The new father called 911 and a dispatcher named Roy guided the man through the birth,¬†Stafford County Sheriff’s Office 1st Sgt. Eric Quinn told Inside Nova.

Fire and rescue personnel were sent to the home while the dispatcher helped over the phone.

The delivery progressed “very quickly,” authorities said, reported NBC.

The newborn arrived at 1:46 p.m. The mother, father, and baby are all doing well.

 

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