Woman gives birth to girl at World Trade Center train stop

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

baby born at wtcNEW YORK — Police say a woman has given birth to a healthy girl at the World Trade Center train station.

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police say the woman, her husband and their 2-year-old son were on their way to a hospital at around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, but the baby couldn’t wait.

When police learned of the impending arrival, they quickly began preparing the concourse. FACT: According to the New York State Museum website, there have been 17 births at the World Trade Center before the one Tuesday morning.

Officer Brian McGraw determined the birth was imminent and delivered the baby. It was his second delivery on the job.

The newborn weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces.

She and mom were taken to a hospital.