Video: NJ State Troopers deliver baby on Parkway

- Two New Jersey state troopers helped deliver a baby on the Garden State Parkway.

The woman's husband was driving her to the hospital Monday at about 4:15 a.m. when they realized they weren't going to make it. They pulled over on the shoulder in Hillside and called 911.

Troopers Alex Muro and Arnaldo Mateo arrived and found the woman in labor.

Video from their patrol car camera captured the troopers telling the woman to push and breathe. They exclaimed, "It's a girl!" 

 

Video of Troopers Delivering Baby Girl on Garden State ParkwaySeriously, this happened again... Two New Jersey State troopers helped a woman deliver a baby girl on the right shoulder of the Garden State Parkway north in Hillside Township early Monday morning. At 4:14 a.m., the expecting mother was being driven to a Hospital by her husband when she realized they were not going to make it. The couple stopped on the shoulder at milepost 143.2 and dialed 9-1-1. When Trooper II Alex Muro and Trooper Arnaldo Mateo arrived shortly after being dispatched, they found mom-to-be already in labor in the back seat of the car. At 4:26 a.m., Tpr. Mateo was cradling a newborn baby girl. Both troopers assisted with cutting the umbilical cord before handing her over to mom.Mom and baby were transported by ambulance to the hospital where they were last reported as doing well.These recent newborns should form a club when they're older...#GardenStateParkwayBabies#SalamanderBabies

Posted by New Jersey State Police on Thursday, January 7, 2016

 

Mateo cradled the newborn and both troopers cut the umbilical cord before handing the newborn to her mother. Mother and child are doing well.

The birth comes after an off-duty state trooper helped deliver a baby on the parkway last month.

"These recent newborns should form a club when they're older..." reads a post on the NJ State Police Facebook page.

 

Video of Troopers Delivering Baby Girl on Garden State ParkwaySeriously, this happened again... Two New Jersey State...

Posted by New Jersey State Police on Thursday, January 7, 2016

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