Baby Was Born in the Car Backseat on the Highway as Parents Were on the Way to the Hospital

Unexpected as it may seem, a baby was born in the backseat of a car while parked on the highway in Australia. The parents of the newborn baby were already on their way to the hospital when the mom had to give birth.

Fortunately, their midwife was also caught on the road and was close by, so she came just in time to catch the couple's, newborn baby!

Heading to the hospital

The mom, Brittney McCauley, was in labor on Wednesday morning. Her partner, James, decided to immediately drive her to the hospital. They live in Shell Cove and the Wollongong hospital at the South of Sydney, Australia was only a thirty-minute drive.

However, things escalated quickly and their newborn baby seemed to be a little in a hurry. Although the mom was so focused on getting to the hospital their newborn baby had a different plan in mind.

The couple had pull over Princes Motorway because Brittney is feeling that her son is about to come out.

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A fortuante coincident

When the couple had to pull over, James told himself, "I'm like, alright, this is on. This is on." He shared this in an interview with 9News.

Fortunately, Kylie Hazelton was caught on the road along with the couple. Hazelton is the couple's midwife.

Brittney shared that James came back to the car and told her, "You're not going to believe who's here." Then the mom saw her midwife walking over to them.

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Baby was born in the car backseat on the highway
Baby Was Born in the Car Backseat on the Highway as Parents Were on the Way to the Hospital
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Baby Was Born in the Car Backseat on the Highway as Parents Were on the Way to the Hospital
 

It was a relief for the couple to have Kylie there, who was just in time to catch their healthy baby born in the car backseat on the highway. The couple named him Alby.

Baby Alby was born weighing 3.7 kilograms.

Paramedics checked the condition of the baby and Brittney before sending them to the hospital.

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Baby was born in the car backseat at the highway goes home

Despite the baby born in the car backseat on the highway, he did not have any issues and was immediately released from the hospital. 

The newborn baby has already met his siblings at home. Alby is the fourth child of Brittney and James. He has two brothers and a sister.

According to his family, although it was indeed a crazy experience, they still consider it as a beautiful and exciting experience.

Brittney said that although he had such an extraordinary entrance, he fits just right in the family. She said, "We are a pretty crazy family so he fits in perfectly."

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