LI police officer helps woman in labor deliver baby on Labor Day

Kimberly Dole
September 02, 2019 - 6:29 pm

Suffolk Police Department


NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A police officer began his Labor Day, by helping a Long Island woman in labor.

Suffolk County Police Officer Robert Burgos was there to help bring the baby into the world at approximately 2:51 a.m.,  after he responded to a 911 call at a home on Jennings Avenue in Patchogue.

Officer Burgos assisted Edith Punin, 29, gave birth to a baby girl, Kayla Maritza, who arrived at 3:00 a.m. WABC7 reports.

The mother and baby were taken to Stony Brook University Hospital, and both are reported to be doing well.

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