Harrowing moment transit police officer revives an unresponsive newborn girl after her mother gave birth in a New Jersey train station bathroom

A newborn girl who was not breathing when she was born in a New Jersey train station bathroom was saved by a transit officer who performed CPR and rushed her to a hospital.
Body camera video released Friday by the New Jersey Transit Police Department shows Officer Bryan Richards entering a women's bathroom in Newark Penn Station on Tuesday.
Richards walks into the bathroom to find two other officers standing near an opened stall where a woman stands inside.
'Oh s***!' Richard's exclaims when the mother, holding a blanket, reveals the unresponsive child wrapped inside. 

Police body camera footage captured the moment Officer Bryan Richards revived an unresponsive newborn in Newark Penn Station on Tuesday
Police body camera footage captured the moment Officer Bryan Richards revived an unresponsive newborn in Newark Penn Station on Tuesday

Richards then takes the child, whose skin is a grayish color, from the mother and places her in a bathroom sink. 
Shocked station travelers can be heard gasping as they see the baby girl in Richards' hands.
He then proceeds to perform several chest compressions on the child, but quickly realizes that time to save the child is rapidly dwindling.
Having no other option, he carefully sprints out of the bathroom, through Newark Penn Station and to a waiting police vehicle.
Richards performed chest compressions on the child, who was unresponsive and had a grey tint to her skin
Richards performed chest compressions on the child, who was unresponsive and had a grey tint to her skin
Richards realized time to save the child was dire and, while holding the child in his hands, rushed her to a waiting police cruiser
Richards realized time to save the child was dire and, while holding the child in his hands, rushed her to a waiting police cruiser
Officer Nunes drove Richards and the newborn to a local hospital where the child received medical treatment
Officer Nunes drove Richards and the newborn to a local hospital where the child received medical treatment 
Then, Officer Alberto Nunes desperately drives the cruiser to a local hospital while Richards continues to perform CPR and chest compressions,
Flashes of the unresponsive child  in Richards' hands can be seen in the body camera footage 
Halfway through the CPR. the little baby girl makes a noise but Richards keeps attending to the child with life saving measures.
Finally, as the car pulls into the hospital a loud cry is heard from the child.       
Pictured: Officer Alberto Nunes
Officer: Bryan Richards
Both Officers Alberto Nunes and Bryan Richards (left to right) said they were relieved when the baby girl started crying in the police cruiser 
'Good girl. Good girl. Good girl,' Richards said as the officers arrived at the hospital.
New Jersey Transit authorities said the baby is 'doing well.'
 Three days after the harrowing event, both Officers Richards and Nunes attended a press conference to share their heroism. 
'Once the baby started crying, that's the best thing to have,' said Richards. 'A crying baby is a great baby.'
He added: 'On the way - it's already high stress, high adrenaline - but once I had the baby crying it was a very big sigh of relief and a happy moment.' 
Harrowing moment transit police officer revives an unresponsive newborn girl after her mother gave birth in a New Jersey train station bathroom Harrowing moment transit police officer revives an unresponsive newborn girl after her mother gave birth in a New Jersey train station bathroom Reviewed by STATION GOSSIP on 02:14 Rating: 5

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