What an incredible story it is. First off, lets take a moment to thank all of the wonderful dispatchers that are here in the Hudson Valley for their hard work and dedication. It's an extremely important job and it's moments like this that show how truly needed they are.

Orange County 911 Facebook
Orange County 911 Facebook

According to a post on the Orange County 911 Facebook Page, Dispatcher Gerard Lewis answered an emergency call from a couple that was driving on a local highway and were trying to get a hospital because the wife was in ACTIVE LABOR.

Oh baby.....

Dispatcher Lewis didn't hesitate one bit and immediately made sure the couple pulled over safely and then gave them crucial instructions to help assist with the birth of their child. However, the situation started to take a very scary turn.

Stay calm....

This is absolutely frightening, when the baby was first delivered the umbilical cord was wrapped around its neck. Dispatcher Lewis was able to calmly provide instructions about removing the cord and instructions for making sure the baby was breathing, wow.

A happy ending:

The New York State Police and Port Jervis Ambulance Corps were able to safely transport the mother and baby to Garnet Health Medical Center. Dispatcher Lewis is certified and highly trained Emergency Medical Dispatcher and his skills really were needed, thank you for your amazing work.

We are going to keep the positive feelings, here are some cool places to check out in the Hudson Valley and some cool places to go camping:

25 Most Instagrammable Places in the Hudson Valley

Here are the 25 most Instagrammable places in the Hudson Valley that will sure to have people hitting that like button.

Hudson Valley New York Camping Resorts

The HudsonValley is a camping destination for so many people including those of us who live locally. It is a great way to have a summer vacation every weekend close to home. Many places offer a seasonal rate for you to save money on your stay. You pull the trailer in for the summer and park it for the season which is usually May to October. The camp 7 resorts we found offer family fun amenities and a summer full of exciting activities.