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Last Updated: Saturday, 19 August 2006, 12:19 GMT 13:19 UK
Man delivers on midwifery advice
A baby boy has made his entrance into the world with a little help from his father and ambulance control staff.

The expectant father was given advice over the telephone from the South Western Ambulance Service on Wednesday.

Control assistant Nicola Wells spent 12 minutes talking to the father, who calmly delivered his son before the ambulance arrived.

Mother and son were taken to hospital for a check up and are now back at their home in Camborne, Cornwall.

It is the second baby the control assistant has helped deliver in recent months.

Ms Wills said: "His father was brilliant and remained really calm throughout the call and followed all my instructions carefully."

The proud new parents said they were delighted with the help and advice given over the phone.

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