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999 operator helps woman give birth to baby girl

A mother from Liverpool gave birth to her baby daughter when she was alone in her house with the help of a 999 operator.

Claire Callaghan, 34, went into labour two weeks early and Sarah Watkins from North West ambulance service answered her call for help.

BBC Radio 5 live's Victoria Derbyshire spoke to them both and played clips of the crucial phone call.

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  • 05 Apr 2012
  • From the section UK
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