2 Jun 2013

Baby delivered outside police station

7:06 am on 2 June 2013

A policewoman in Melbourne helped deliver a baby boy in a car outside the police station when his parents realised they were not going to make it to hospital on Saturday morning.

Bryce and Georgina Geyer of Kingsville were on their way to hospital when their baby started crowning.

Mr Geyer pulled over at Footscray police station at 7am (AEST) and managed to wave down some officers, who initially thought he was saying hello.

"The rest is a blur to be honest," Mr Geyer told reporters on Saturday.

AAP reports Constables Amber Rawson and Deborah Clymo called 000, while Sergeant Fiona Curnow, a mother-of-three, made the new mum comfortable.

Sgt Curnow delivered Lachlan (3kg) safely in the car before paramedics arrived to take the family to the Royal Women's Hospital.

"Fiona did all the right things to keep me calm and helped deliver the baby," Mrs Geyer said.

AAP reports Lachlan is the first child for the couple, who had just returned home from hospital after Mrs Geyer went into the early stages of labour at midnight.