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Thursday, 10 July 2014

Father-to-be captures wife's labour on GoPro camera as they speed to hospital and ends up filming the moment she gave birth standing at the entrance

ccccWARNING GRAPHIC VIDEO Pregnant Kristin Dickerson of Rosenberg, Texas, was nearly two weeks overdue when her water broke in the early hours of June 28. Husband Troy was rushing his wife to the Texas Medical Center, but still decided to film the happy event with his GoPro camera. When they finally arrived at the hospital Kristin stepped out of their vehicle but was then unable to move and delivered their baby there and then. A boy, named Truett, was born at 2:05 a.m. just as a team of nearly 10 nurses rushed to assist them. 

A pregnant woman from Texas was in such an advanced stage of labor as her husband rushed her to hospital that she was forced to give birth standing up outside their vehicle at the hospital’s entrance.
Kristin Dickerson of Rosenberg was nearly two weeks overdue when her water broke in the early hours of June 28.
As husband Troy was rushing his wife to the Texas Medical Center, he decided to film the happy event by attaching his GoPro camera to his head.
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Kristin Dickerson of Rosenberg was nearly two weeks overdue when her water broke in the early hours of June 28 and husband Troy rushed her to hospital
Kristin Dickerson of Rosenberg was nearly two weeks overdue when her water broke in the early hours of June 28 and husband Troy rushed her to hospital

As Troy yells for help and goes to grab bags from the car, Kristin steps out of the vehicle but then finds herself unable to move
As Troy yells for help and goes to grab bags from the car, Kristin steps out of the vehicle but then finds herself unable to move

A baby boy, named Truett, was born at 2:05 a.m. on June 28 just a team of nearly 10 nurses had rushed to assist the family
A baby boy, named Truett, was born at 2:05 a.m. on June 28 just a team of nearly 10 nurses had rushed to assist the family

The 10 minute video starts with the couple driving along the freeway. In between screams of pain, Kirstin tells her husband she doesn’t think she can make it to the hospital and to stop at a closer facility.
‘I can’t make it! I can’t make it,’ said Kristin between screams, ‘We need to stop.’
Troy does his best to comfort his wife as they near the hospital and when they finally pull up in front of the entrance, she tells him she can feel the baby’s head.
As Troy yells for help and goes to grab bags from the car, Kristin steps out of the vehicle but then finds herself unable to move.
Kristin ended up giving birth right outside the car, standing next to the curb. 'I said, "On the next contraction, push." And on the next contraction, she pushed and he came flying out,' said Troy
Kristin ended up giving birth right outside the car, standing next to the curb. 'I said, "On the next contraction, push." And on the next contraction, she pushed and he came flying out,' said Troy

'I'm thrilled to have the footage,' said Kristin, who is a childbirth educator at the Texas Medical Center
'I'm thrilled to have the footage,' said Kristin, who is a childbirth educator at the Texas Medical Center
‘She had gotten out of the car and she had just froze, like stood there. And me and the valet guy were like, “Sit down! Sit down in the wheelchair!'" Troy told Click2Houston.
Kristin ended up giving birth right outside the car, standing next to the curb.
'I said, "On the next contraction, push." And on the next contraction, she pushed and he came flying out,’ said Troy.
Kristin can be heard screaming at her husband to catch the baby as she delivers him into the world.
A baby boy, named Truett, was born at 2:05 a.m. on June 28 just a team of nearly 10 nurses had rushed to assist the family.
Kristin can be heard screaming at her husband to catch the baby as she delivers him into the world
Kristin can be heard screaming at her husband to catch the baby as she delivers him into the world

According to Kristin, her husband Troy filmed the births of their first two children, Turner, 4 and Tillman, 2, and loves to use his GoPro while biking and surfing
According to Kristin, her husband Troy filmed the births of their first two children, Turner, 4 and Tillman, 2, and loves to use his GoPro while biking and surfing
'I’m thrilled to have the footage,' Kristin, who is a childbirth educator at the hospital, told ABC News.
‘I’m more hesitant to send it to people, because it’s such an intimate moment for us, but as a birth educator, it’s really cool to let people see that our bodies know what to do.’
According to Kristin, her husband filmed the births of their first two children, Turner, 4 and Tillman, 2, and loves to use his GoPro while biking and surfing so it was second nature when he strapped the camera to capture their special moment.

Video: Watch the full ten minute video of the Dickerson's rush to hospital



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