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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

A Connecticut father proudly helped deliver his own baby...into a toilet.

The baby's father, David Davis, says he was forced to deliver the newborn in the bathroom of his West Haven home after his wife, Lillie, went into labor.

He says the baby slipped through his hands during the delivery, and landed in the toilet.

"She had one last strong push, I had my hand on her back the baby shot out and I couldn't grab it fast enough," Davis says.

He says she began crying and it was the best sound he'd ever heard.

Davis says the couple had gone to a hospital earlier in that morning, but had been sent home after it was determined his wife was not ready to give birth.

She began feeling strong labor pains a few hours later. Livia weighed in at 7 pounds, 6 ounces - soaking wet.

"He's a great husband and as you can tell he's a great father. Not every man can do that," Lillie Davis says.

It's only been a few days but David says he's already thinking of jokes to tell his friends and family on how baby Livia came into the world.

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