By Charlie Moore For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 06:49 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 06:50 BST, 3 May 2019
A mother gave birth at the roadside and named her son after the paramedic who delivered him.
Shontelle Hall, 23, was at home in Zilzie, Queensland when her contractions began on Wednesday morning.
The mother-of-four, whose previous three labours had been rapid, called an ambulance in the hope of making it 40 minutes away to Rockhampton.
Joy: Shontelle Hall (pictured after the delivery) gave birth at the roadside and said it was better than delivering her baby in hospital
M Hall, 23, was at home in Zilzie, Queensland when her contractions began on Wednesday morning. Pictured: The roadside where she gave birth
But after 20 minutes of the journey with paramedics and her partner Josh Martin, she knew her baby was desperate to come out.
The ambulance pulled over on the side of the road and a terrified Ms Hall safely gave birth to a healthy