Baby Arriving on Track 2 in 5 Minutes!

Officer Melissa DeFrancesco and baby Oscar leaving Penn Station.
Officer Melissa DeFrancesco and baby Oscar leaving Penn Station.

I’m a sucker for a unique baby birth story, and this one is as unusual as they come.

There was a very unexpected arrival at Penn Station this week, and I think you know we aren’t talking commuter trains here.

As Yahoo! Shine reports, 32-year-old Ana Aguirre went into labor on her way home to her Centereach, Long Island home. Aguirre says she felt fine until she was headed home.

“When I was returning, the pain got much worse…I had already bought the train ticket and was waiting for the train,” she told the Daily News

Three Metropolitan Transportation Authority officer responded to the scene and escorted Aguierre to a private office. Luckily, just before she went into labor, EMS had been called to aid another passenger so paramedics were already in the train station and immediately took over.

The three MTA police officers responded to another call and then returned ten minutes later and the baby was born.

Little Oscar weighed in at 6 pounds, 12 ounces. One of the paramedics handed Officer Melissa DeFrancesco the baby while they carried mom to a waiting ambulance.

Aguirre and Oscar are doing well. He joins an 11-year-old sister, and two brothers, ages 6 and 4.

Image source: Yahoo

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