Essex County EMS Dispatcher Helps Deliver Baby Over The Phone

An Essex County 9-1-1 dispatcher is being praised for helping deliver a baby over the phone. WTKR reports dispatcher Jessica Sydnor received a call from the woman’s husband saying his wife was in labor. Syndor was trained in emergency medical dispatch and guided the husband to deliver a healthy baby girl. Sheriff “Arnie” Holmes has called to check on the family every week since the baby’s birth plus he and his team brought them diapers and other supplies.