Midwife delivers baby while receiving treatment in the ER

- "He is 7 pounds 4 ounces and 19 and a half inches long."

New parents - Willie and Jessica Morales, certainly have a lot to be grateful for.

Namely, their new bundle of joy, baby boy Haven.

"It was a huge blessing."

But to fully appreciate the beautiful result of this Thanksgiving day blessing, we must first go back to the beginning.

"I was sitting in the ER, had my x-rays, waiting for the results and this lady comes in in labor ready to have a baby."

Rhonda DiCostanzo is the midwife who, by chance, was a patient in the ER when Jessica walked in already in labor.

"It wasn`t my patient it wasn`t anybody in my practice’s patient, it was just a lady who came in off the streets and she was ready to push and we got the baby out."

Rhonda broke two of her fingers while running a triathlon this morning. She came to the ER to be treated -- and boy did she get a treat.

"I’ve delivered a lot of babies in the emergency room but not as a patient. And I delivered this baby with my hand all wonky."

"Just to have her there and she was just so calm and it calmed me down so it was a huge blessing,” Jessica said.

The delivery itself took all of five minutes.

"It was one of those situations where the baby just comes."

Afterwards, Rhonda got her own hand fixed up, went home and prepared Thanksgiving dinner for a party of 16!

"All before 9 o’clock. Got my exercise, delivered a baby, made dinner. It`s a great Thanksgiving! I know how crazy is that?"

Crazy good timing if you ask baby Haven.

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