FIRST ON 7: A Sydney mother says she was grateful to hear her baby's first cry, after giving birth on her parents' front lawn.
Little Emily came so suddenly in the middle of the night, that her mum didn't even make it to the car.Lynsey Mudie and husband Sam had a birth plan, it's just baby Emily had a different one.
"She's not making it back inside, she's lying down on the lawn," Lynsey's mother told Triple-0.The baby was already crowning in the pitch-dark, and Lynsey's sister was the birth helper.
Nicola Worrall said.Father, Sam Mudie, said he was ready to catch the baby.
"All I remember were the instructions, don't drop her, and she came out with such force that it was so unexpected," Sam said.
Lynsey kept her finger under the cord before paramedics arrived and removed it.She says she's never been as gratefull to hear a baby cry as that moment.
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