Baby Born In Pink Cadillac

By: Ashley Davidson Email
By: Ashley Davidson Email

"He's perfect. There's nothing wrong with him," said Shonda Durham.

"He's a miracle. The Lord must have been with us because everything worked out right," said Rick Durham.

Like most new parents, Shonda and Rick Durham are proud of their family's new addition. But baby Jameson didn't have your everyday typical delivery.

"I could tell I was getting ready to have him. I was sitting in the front seat and he was there. It just happened so fast," Shonda said.

On the way to the hospital this Mary Kay beauty consultant gave birth to baby number three.

"He definitely was determined to get here," Shonda said.

She usually makes business deliveries in her pink Cadillac but she had no idea she'd be delivering something so special inside of it.

"Not only did he come home in one, he arrived in one, " Shonda said.

While still driving, Rick stayed on his cell phone with a 911 dispatcher during the entire delivery. They told Shonda to feel the umbilical cord for a heartbeat to make sure the baby was healthy. Baby Jameson was born strong weighing in at seven pounds and seven ounces.

"He's a great little brother I love him," said Hayden Durham, the big brother.

As if being born in a Pink Cadillac wasn't unique enough, his birth certificate is also different than other newborns.

"It say I-75 on it at mile marker 67," Rick said.

By the way, the nurses at the hospital gave baby Jameson the nickname Roadrunner.


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