The Nassau County Police Department reports the details of an Aided case involving the birth of a baby boy in Roosevelt, on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 3:50 AM.
According to Police, a Nassau County Police Medic and two First Precinct Police Officers responded to an assignment for a pregnant female who believed she was in labor. The patient was placed into the ambulance and they left the residence for a area hospital. During the transport, the patient began giving birth, and the ambulance pulled over on Hempstead Turnpike so Officers Coleman and Sheeler could assist Police Medic McKeown in delivering the baby. The Police Medic was able to monitor the oxygen level, pulse and blood pressure, and with the assistance of the officers was able to clamp and cut the umbilical cord and clean the baby. At 4:19 AM, in Nassau County Ambulance 2377, a healthy baby boy was delivered. The Police Medic with the equipment on the ambulance was able to support the birth of the child and provide medical assessments on the newborn and mother using advanced life support and advanced assessment. The patient and the newborn were safely transported to an area hospital and are both doing well.
Details By: PIO 12/16/20/1635/8931