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A Rathmore man who delivered his partner’s baby on the side of the road says he is just relieved.

Baby hand

20-year-old Owen Reen was taking his pregnant partner, Rebecca Cremin, to hospital on Friday evening as she was complaining of pain.

However, Miss Cremin’s waters broke outside Barraduff.

Mr Reen says, as there was no time to wait for assistance, he delivered his son, Jayden, on the side of the road.

The baby boy, who was born five weeks prematurely, was delivered with the guidance of ambulance personnel over the phone.

Mr Reen says, while it was a shock, it all went well: