Dad helped deliver his 3rd child on the side of the road.

7 News reports, the Reid family of Preston welcomed their third child into the world in a very quick eight-minute roadside delivery.

Simon said he “basically pulled over laid a towel down, then laid his wife Sarah down on the towel and Violet was born.”

Seven year old big brother Ned said Mum was like “I’m having the baby!”

Dad Simon, handed bub to the paramedics before he even checked the gender.

violet mae

Baby Violet Mae arrived in just eight mins.

Congratulations to the Reid family!

Share your comments below.

  • Oh wow, what an experience! My second came very fast but luckily I made it to the hospital!


  • She’s gorgeous, and definetly in hurry.


  • Certainly a family occasion; so beautiful.


  • yes a very cool story to tell! i like the name that they gave her!


  • That’s a story to remember. I’m glad bub arrived safe and sound. We also had one of our kids born in the car.


  • Wow, eight minutes. I’m so jealous. Congratulations to the Reid family.


  • That is certainly quick…..and makes a good story as the babe grows up.


  • Congratulations. What a shock, but a wonderful happy surprise at the same time. Lucky they don’t live in the outback. 8 minutes would just about have to be a record.


  • Wow! What an amazing birth story. Congratulations to the whole family!


  • welcome to the world V – may your life be blessed and filled with love x


  • wow 8 minutes is very quick.


  • So quick! Lovely! She’s such a cutie!! Congratulations!!


  • Congrats! What a speedy delivery.


  • Wow! 8 minutes is a super speedy delivery. Congratulations!


  • Congrats to them – a little baby in a hurry.

    • Now they can take the time to enjoy being parents!


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