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Parents name baby after paramedic who helped in delivery

Parents name baby after paramedic who helped in delivery

WFPS assist in an average of 24 births a year

Having her baby in the basement of her house was not a part of Amanda McDermid’s birth plan, however baby Abigail had a different idea for how she would be born.

“I stayed at home until my contractions were close enough to go to the hospital and they sent us home thinking you probably won’t have the baby today, go home and have some rest,” said Amanda.

“We came home and came down to the basement here and things just progressed so I called out to my husband ‘call 911, this baby is coming’.”