A Utah father helped his wife deliver their baby boy in a parking lot, with the guidance of a 911 dispatcher, after the couple realized they weren’t going to make it to the hospital in time.
Mike Anderson and his wife, Kelly, tried to make it to the hospital Monday, but didn’t make it very far and called 911.
“I don’t know what to do,” Mike Anderson said, in audio released Wednesday.
“Should I just keep going to the hospital?” “That’s up to you,” the dispatcher responded. “If you see any part of the baby, I can help you deliver the baby.”
So Mike Anderson pulled their van over in a gas station parking lot and the dispatcher, identified as Julie Merrell, gave step-by-step instructions.
The Anderson’s two young children were still in the back seat.