HERO: Ailsa and Lawrie Ellwood did not hesitate to take action when they realised baby Olivia was struggling to breathe.
HERO: Ailsa and Lawrie Ellwood did not hesitate to take action when they realised baby Olivia was struggling to breathe. Sarah Jane Smith

Heroic couple's quick thinking saves baby

WHEN Ailsa and Lawrie Ellwood heard someone screaming for help on Monday morning, they dropped everything and left.

At around 10am Mrs Ellwood was at home in Glen Eden when she noticed a woman's frantic screams and rushed out with her husband to investigate.

She found her neighbour of just four days slumped on the ground with a baby in her hands.

"She was calling out 'help me, my baby's not breathing'," Mrs Ellwood said.

"We rushed out and she had more or less collapsed on the next door neighbour's front lawn.

Read the full story at the Gladstone Observer


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