Baby hero, aged 5

HeadLine: BABY HERO, AGE 5

The Mirror, 07/11/2003, p27

A FIVE-year-old boy helped his mother deliver a baby she didn’t even
know she was expecting.
Connor Young dashed into the bathroom after mum Debbie, 26, collapsed
with contractions.
He helped keep her conscious as baby Courtney arrived, then rang his
gran, who called paramedics.
Debbie said: “He came in and we managed to remove the cord from around
her neck. Connor then rushed to get towels and wrapped his sister in
them. He was a star. We’re all very proud of him.”
Doctors said Courtney, who weighed 7lb 12oz, was in perfect health.
Debbie, who lives in Irvine, Ayrshire, said she had no idea she was
pregnant. Grandmother Anne Young, 45, added: “We’re all very proud of
Connor. He’s delighted to have a new sister.”


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