CMH Physician Delivers Baby in the Car

TITANIUM TWINS

“I’m thinking: What? A doctor? How is that possible?” Allan continues. “But then I saw his scrubs and I relaxed a bit.”
– Allan Paskin

HAVING A BABY ON BOARD

The Wednesday morning began with Taylor awakening around 7:00 a.m. in labor pain. Two days past her due date, Taylor timed the contractions at eight minutes apart and determined she and her husband had plenty of time to get to Community Memorial Hospital. Living near The Collection at RiverPark, the couple faced a mere six-mile drive, most of it on the 101 North, about ten minutes even with some surface traffic after exiting the freeway.

Having gone through 23 hours of labor with the couple’s first child, Asher, now 3, Taylor felt little rush. Then, far sooner than she anticipated, her water broke. Shortly before noon, with her contractions suddenly urgently close together, the race to CMH was on.

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