Paramedic becomes father after delivering own baby on Edens - KMSP-TV

Paramedic becomes father after delivering own baby on Edens

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Parents Dan and Beth Lynch, and new baby girl Mary Margaret Lynch,  8 lbs, 7 oz. Parents Dan and Beth Lynch, and new baby girl Mary Margaret Lynch, 8 lbs, 7 oz.
LINCOLNWOOD, Ill. (Sun-Times Media Wire) - An off-duty paramedic delivered his own baby girl on the Edens Expressway Friday morning.

Daniel Lynch, an Evanston paramedic of 8 years, was driving northbound on I-94 near the Touhy Avenue exit when he stopped the car about 4:30 a.m. as his wife Beth went into labor, according to Illinois State Police and Evanston fire officials.

Lynch delivered his newborn daughter Mary Margaret, according to officials and the family.

The family went to Evanston Hospital, where the mother and newborn were in good condition Friday morning, police said.

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