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Oh baby it's a surreal experience for Paramedic Science student

Published:20 April 2015

Paramedic Science student Alex May pictured beside an image published in The Cairns Post recently. Main Picture by Veronica Sagredo.

CQUniversity Paramedic Science student Alex May had a 'surreal' experience in the back of an ambulance leading to a wonderful feeling a few days later.

The Cairns Post reports that Alex was involved as Queensland Ambulance Service paramedics saved the life of a baby born with the umbilical chord wrapped around his neck.

The baby had been turning blue before the intervention, according to the newspaper  http://bit.ly/1J07D1t .

A few days after the birth the parents announced the baby boy would be named 'Jeremy Alexander' in honour of the ambulance team; hence Alex influenced the second name.

After completing his latest two-week period of practical experience in Cairns, Alex has now returned to his home town of Sydney.

"It was a surreal experience but a wonderful outcome for all concerned," he says.

LINK also to the Seven Local News video coverage via http://on.fb.me/1bsr0T4