The defender failed to take his wife to the hospital after a fall, and the couple’s new daughter was born in the living room of their Jacksonville home.
JACKSONVILLE – Defensive end of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Dawuane Smoot, could have the least hands on the team.
Smoot helped his wife, Aumari, give birth to the couple’s second daughter on Tuesday morning at their home in Jacksonville, according to a team official. They were due to leave for the hospital around 4 a.m. Eastern time, when Aumari fell off, according to the officer. Smoot he caught her, but there wasn’t enough time to get her to the hospital before the baby was born.
Smoot He called 911, and the paramedics walked him step by step through the process of tying the umbilical cord through the phone call. The baby, Ahlani Moon Smoot, was born in the couple’s living room.
Smoot Obviously he missed the training of the Jaguars this Tuesday at the facility, but called to join a team meeting, told his story, and was cheered on.
The couple also have a 2-year-old son, Ahmir.
The team shared the news and the baby’s photo on their social media.