Nassau Cops, Medic Help Deliver Baby En Route to Hospital

Baby boy delivered to mom from Roosevelt.

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Nassau County police officers and medic who responded to a woman in labor in Roosevelt. Photo: Nassau County Police Department Facebook page.

On Wednesday, December 16, Nassau Police responded to a call for a woman in labor in Roosevelt at about 4am. Identified in a social media post as Medic McKeown and Officers Coleman and Sheele by the Nassau Police Department, the statement said that the baby was unexpectedly born before they would reach the hospital.


“They were on their way to the hospital when the baby boy decided to make his appearance, so they pulled the ambulance over to the side of Hempstead Turnpike where they helped mom safely deliver her baby,” the post said.


Mother and baby are reportedly doing well.