A dad was forced to deliver his baby at home using just one hand when his wife suddenly went into labour. Jade Brown, 24, went into labour in the middle of the night and it happened so quickly she had to give birth at home on the sofa. With his left arm in a huge plaster cast from breaking his thumb in three places the week before, Rhys was completely unable to use his other hand during the delivery.
"I had the cast on one hand and a phone in the other—trying to deliver a baby," Rhys said. "I was running around trying to find towels while the woman on the line was trying to give me instructions. I bent down and stuck my hand out and the baby just came out."
Baby Ariana was safely delivered by Rhys, 28, who caught her in one hand—despite also juggling towels and a phone. Paramedics arrived minutes later. Rhys joked, "I've done your job for you" before they cut the cord and took mom and baby to the hospital.
"I was so glad that Rhys got to be so involved with the birth of our baby girl," said wife and new mom, Jade. "And I am so proud of him for delivering her—especially with a cast on his arm. He was amazing during and after the birth and he's an amazing dad to Ariana."