CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Debra Sutler burst into tears after disconnecting the call.
“There’s no crying in the call center,” she recalled a fellow 911 dispatcher teasing after she had talked a woman through childbirth.
“And then I realized I had forgotten to ask what we had. What … we … had,” she said with a laugh.
It was a little boy, and Sutler got to meet him Monday.
Brooksan Huffman gave birth to Brayden Zane on June 6 on her couch in Cabin Creek. Her mother, Roxanna, along with Sutler, a Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatcher, helped with the home delivery.
“The only thing I remember was her voice,” Roxanna said to Sutler.
“Whenever she would tell me to do something, like get a towel, I would think, ‘Oh, that’s a good idea…