HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » General Discussion (Forum) » Rookie firefighter delive...

Wed Jan 29, 2020, 10:05 PM

Rookie firefighter delivers baby on his first day, on his very first call. Happy story!

Posting because it's clear you guys all need a happy story and a reminder there is still a lotta good in the world. And isn't that just the sweetest photo of the firefighter!



(CNN)A firefighter in Yonkers, New York, had an exciting first night on the job when he delivered a woman's baby girl.

Probationary firefighter Michael Iacovello, a "probie" as they are called, was working his very first shift on Engine Co. 303 last week when he got his first call -- a call for a woman in labor.

snip

Firefighters arrived at the apartment hoping to have the ambulance take her to the hospital. But as they assessed the situation further, they realized the baby was ready to come out.

"I was really nervous, I was excited, but the training kicked in," Iacovello told WCBS. "She started crying once we suctioned her, and I cut the umbilical cord."

On Wednesday, Iacovello reunited with Boakye-Aboagye and the healthy baby girl, who was named Obadianah after her mom.

The department honored Iacovello with a cake that read "It's a Girl! Congratulations Mike" and shared the precious moment on Facebook.

https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/24/us/rookie-firefighter-baby-delivery-trnd/index.html?utm_term=157995727440287973ce2372d&utm_source=The+Good+Stuff+1%2F25%2F20&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=165881_1579957274405&bt_ee=jFYvuSR8Yr82lu0loL6P20kufki%2B5dzIkpF91BUC0EbvwCXAImOhHn%2FK7tOU2xHp&bt_ts=1579957274405

7 replies, 736 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 7 replies Author Time Post
Reply Rookie firefighter delivers baby on his first day, on his very first call. Happy story! (Original post)
Amaryllis Jan 2020 OP
Skittles Jan 2020 #1
Amaryllis Jan 2020 #2
hibbing Jan 2020 #3
Amaryllis Jan 2020 #4
renate Jan 2020 #5
crickets Jan 2020 #6
Dem2theMax Jan 2020 #7

Response to Amaryllis (Original post)

Wed Jan 29, 2020, 10:15 PM

1. link please!

awwwwwwww

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Skittles (Reply #1)

Wed Jan 29, 2020, 10:19 PM

2. Sorry, just added. Thought I had included it.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Amaryllis (Original post)

Wed Jan 29, 2020, 10:22 PM

3. Great, just what I needed tonight n/t

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to hibbing (Reply #3)

Wed Jan 29, 2020, 10:31 PM

4. I went looking for a happy story to post. A glimmer of light amongst all the rest.

So many people are down.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Amaryllis (Original post)

Wed Jan 29, 2020, 11:14 PM

5. Oh my gosh, what a wonderful palate cleanser

I love this sweet, happy story!

Thank you!

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Amaryllis (Original post)

Wed Jan 29, 2020, 11:47 PM

6. Aww. So sweet. K&R

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Amaryllis (Original post)

Thu Jan 30, 2020, 01:53 AM

7. Thank you for making me feel some happy!

Much needed, much appreciated.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink

Reply to this thread