New Jersey Transit officers revive baby born at train station

NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- New Jersey Transit Police saved a newborn baby's life after she stopped breathing at Penn Station in Newark.

The officers found the baby girl and her mother inside the train station's bathroom.

Officer Bryan Richards gave the baby CPR, but she was still unresponsive and they rushed her to the hospital.

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The baby was not breathing in the station's bathroom. An officer performed CPR.



As Officer Alberto Nunes drove, the baby responded to chest compressions and started breathing.

The baby remains hospitalized at University Hospital, where she's expected to be okay.

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"It's obviously not something you see every day, but as a department it's something we do train on," said Richards, who told reporters he has a 7-month-old infant at home. "We do train in CPR training every couple of years to keep our training up.... When the stress and everything else... you do go back to your training. And that's exactly what we did."

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"When the stress and everything else... you do go back to your training. And that's exactly what we did," said Officer Richards, who told reporters he has a 7-month-old infant at home.



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