Firefighters shovel driveway after Iowa mom gives birth at home

As extremely cold weather descends on much of the United States, one Iowa family had a heartwarming experience they will never forget.

Scotty Abram and his expectant wife, Cassy, had just returned home from a Cedar Rapids hospital. It looked like their son, Scotty Jr., was not quite ready to make his first appearance.

Just minutes later, after calling first responders, Scotty found himself delivering the baby, Cassy’s aunt Larissa Ruffin told CNN. “EMT arrived about 10 minutes later and they let dad cut the umbilical cord on the living room floor,” said Ruffin.

Firefighters from the Cedar Rapids Fire Department were also on hand for the delivery Monday, the department said in a