She gave new meaning to the term live birth.
An NBC News 4 New York anchor welcomed a baby boy after her water broke during a live news broadcast on Tuesday night.
Natalie Pasquarella, 35, joined her co-hosts during the 11 p.m. news when she let out a quick giggle and waited for the newscast to end before telling anyone her water broke, NBC News 4 reported.
Pasquarella was responding to a question about Twitter’s new extended character limit before she laughed and the scene ultimately changed to the weather report.
“That little laugh that was the moment Natalie’s water broke,” a co-anchor said while replaying the evening’s broadcast.
“Live on this set, live on this air. As a true professional, Natalie calmly finished the newscast and then she went to the hospital.”
Pasquarella welcomed a baby boy on Wednesday — nearly 13 hours after News 4 New York’s executive producer and fellow people at 30 Rockefeller Plaza helped her make ehr way to the hospital.
Pasquarella was a few weeks early as she posted on Instagram just four days ago that she had about a month to go.
The little boy, Jamin James Pastore, weighed in at 5 pounds and 6 ounces.