A paramedic with the mom and newborn.
They say that every woman's birth story is unique, but having a baby at a bus stop, assisted only by an English Literature grad student with a cellphone and a shoelace is more unusual than most.
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Student Emily Brewer, 36, was heading for her bus stop at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill on Wednesday, with her almost three-year-old son, Dylan, when a woman she didn't know approached her and asked for her help. Brewer followed her into the bus shelter to find the woman's friend, in a squat position, heavily pregnant and in distress.
"It appeared to me that her water was breaking," Brewer told Yahoo! Shine.
Brewer has no medical background. "I am a doctoral student at UNC in 18th and 19th Century British Literature," she said, "however I am a mom and I've been through labor. I'm glad it was me. If an undergrad had been called to help, it would have been pretty scary."
Brewer with Lopez later, at the hospital.
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