Williamson County Emergency Communications dispatcher Monica McCullough

Williamson County Emergency Communications dispatcher Monica McCullough

A Williamson County Emergency Communications dispatcher has been credited with helping a Fairview woman deliver her baby while walking her through what she should do over the phone.

According to a Williamson County Emergency Management Agency news release, dispatcher Monica McCullough received a call at 4:19 a.m. on Tuesday from an unidentified woman who was in labor in her vehicle on the side of the road.

McCullough reassured the caller and issued her guidance by reading labor guide cards, all while helping first responders locate the vehicle.

"Monica remained compassionate with the caller to the extent of trying to breathe with her to keep her calm and focused while delivering her baby," the news release reads, adding that first responders from Fairview Fire Station 31 and Williamson Medical Center EMS arrived to find the vehicle parked off the side of Fairview Boulevard with the newborn baby inside.

According to the news release, McCullough will receive a commemorative stork pin in honor of her excellent service.

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