“I was [saying to] Yiran: OK, focus on your breathing. That was advice to myself, as well,” he told the
. “My adrenaline was pumping. I said, ‘Rafa, everything’s fine. Your baby sister is arriving.’”
After 20-minutes of what can only be imagined as the most hectic car journey, they had reached the hospital and their new addition had been delivered.
Yiran recalled her experience to
: “Should I push or should I hold? Should I push or should I hold? F— it, let’s do this,” she said.
The baby’s umbilical cord was also cut in the front seat of the Tesla, the couple said.
“Once the paediatrician said, ‘She’s healthy. Congratulations,’ that was quite the sigh of relief,” Yiran said, and they even considered giving the baby the middle name “Tess” to pay homage to the experience – which they later opted against.
Baby Maeve Lily was given a clear health record. Now, three months old, the family said they are looking forward to taking a Christmas drive in their Tesla, adding “hopefully without any emergencies.”
This isn’t the first time a baby has been born inside a Tesla after a New Jersey couple gave birth in the electric car back in January,
reported, although that car wasn’t in motion.