Austin George Carr Twitter: MrCavalier34 (Mr. Cavalier) Position: Shooting Guard Shoots: Right 6-4, 200lb (193cm, 90kg) Born: March 10, 1948 in Washington, District of Columbia us. Carr is the Cleveland Cavaliers’ color commentator for Fox Sports Ohio, while McLeod handled the play-by-play duties on the broadcast. His results came back negative, but he later tested positive for the coronavirus antibodies. Running stairs at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. She didn't know if she was ready for the heavy breathing that comes with the final stages of labor while wearing it. Carr believes he may have already contracted the pathogen after experiencing related symptoms and later testing positive for coronavirus antibodies. Carr and his newborn son both tested negative. The two had to wear masks because Erica was diagnosed with coronavirus when she … You have permission to edit this article. Erica had spent the previous eight hours of her labor in a surgical mask — something she called “a bit of a hassle.” But trading in that mask for a more industrial one? Austin Carr playing for the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame Along with his wife of 22 years, Sharon, he tries very hard to be a good role model for his two children Jason and Ashley. “What’s happening is just so otherworldly miraculous to push out a baby and meet this new human that, although it was harder to breathe, it paled in comparison to the moment of meeting Clive.”. “Here we are with a healthy baby,” Erica said. He recalled having a sudden loss of taste and smell — which has now been linked to COVID-19. But hospital security initially held Austin up, and by the time he arrived to his wife's room she had already been given the coronavirus test and was awaiting the results. Erica still doesn't know if she presented coronavirus symptoms or her body aches, nausea and headaches were side effects of her pregnancy. -- New Orleans Saints receiver Austin Carr's wife, Erica, tested positive for the coronavirus before giving birth to their first child, Clive, last month. Then the wife of Saints WR Austin Carr tested positive for coronavirus. Tears welled in Carr's eyes as she looked up at her husband, New Orleans Saints wide receiver Austin Carr. But, then came another unexpected hurdle. We're ready to bring this guy into the world,' I was just elated, beyond excited to meet our little boy," Erica said. Instead, she had an epidural and a face mask. Aside from being in active labor, she felt fine -- "100% as healthy as could be.". Erica Carr’s memory of the coronavirus test is hazy. He recalled having a sudden loss of taste and smell -- which has now been linked to COVID-19. Carr, who had been admitted into the hospital on April 4, hadn't had any symptoms but was tested because the Ochsner Baptist was testing all patients. ", |  The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. The positive coronavirus diagnosis meant the Carrs had to scrap their original birth plan. Erica had spent the previous eight hours of her labor in a surgical mask -- something she called "a bit of a hassle." He played college football at Northwestern. Another protective measure: putting the baby behind a barrier inside the birthing suite more than six feet away from Erica’s hospital bed. The Carrs weren’t sure what they were hoping for when it came to Clive’s test. "We're grateful for a healthy mom, healthy baby and ultimately, just continuing on in life.". He looks back to early-to-mid March as to when he could have possibly had coronavirus. Carr praised his wife's strength in an Instagram post showing off their newborn as well as thanking all the health care workers who helped them throughout the process. There was a problem saving your notification. Erica was tested for the virus after arriving at the hospital to give birth and received a positive result an hour later. Healthy. Are you sure you can’t taste?’”. Carr, 26, woke up that morning to her water breaking, At least, that's what she hoped for. But trading in that mask for a more industrial one? You're fine. Coronavirus-free. He is best known as “Mr.Cavalier” by Cleveland basketball fans, but also played for the Dallas Mavericks and Washington Bullets of the NBA. But hospital security initially held Austin up, and by the time he arrived to his wife's room she had already been given the coronavirus test and was awaiting the results. "We were really surprised, to be honest," she said. “When they said, ‘You’re ready to push. She didn’t know if she was ready for the heavy breathing that comes with the final stages of labor while wearing it. Austin Carr put the finishing touches on the hospital go-bag, and they waited for her contractions to get closer together before driving to the hospital. "We're grateful for healthy mom, healthy baby. "At the time, I was like, 'Oh my gosh, you're being dramatic,'" Erica Carr said. "'You don't have a fever. The hospital staff continued to work in overdrive, bathing Clive immediately in an effort to reduce his risk of contracting the virus. The positive coronavirus diagnosis meant the Carrs had to scrap their original birth plan. Jason (age 20) is a student at the University of Akron. Austin Carr took the coronavirus test shortly after the family returned home from the hospital. Spicy food. Another protective measure: putting the baby behind a barrier inside the birthing suite more than six feet away from Erica's hospital bed. Coronavirus-free. 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His results came back negative, but he later tested positive for the coronavirus antibodies. Healthy. He looks back to early-to-mid March as to when he could have possibly had coronavirus. Austin Carr took the coronavirus test shortly after the family returned home from the hospital. Austin Carr is again hard at work in the Hoosier state, only these days his time is spent behind a desk, not on a basketball court. You’re fine. His results came back negative, but he later tested positive for the coronavirus antibodies. But, then came another unexpected hurdle. Austin Carr took the coronavirus test shortly after the family returned home from the hospital. "But once they put it on and I'm starting to push, I really didn't even notice it because you're just in the moment," Erica said. Erica still doesn’t know if she presented coronavirus symptoms or her body aches, nausea and headaches were side effects of her pregnancy. High School: Mackin in Washington, District of Columbia She could only hold him when she was breastfeeding. Running stairs at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. You make your plans but you've got to be flexible and you've got to be ready to deal with whatever comes. Austin Carr put the finishing touches on the hospital go-bag, and they waited for her contractions to get closer together before driving to the hospital. Based on the nurse's appearance, Carr knew what the nurse was going to tell her: "You tested positive for COVID.". She could only hold him when she was breastfeeding. "All in all, we feel blessed and thankful for the healthcare workers who were looking out for us," Austin Carr said. New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton could have danced around a touchy topic, but instead he did not hold back. Erica had wanted to give birth naturally in the bathtub, but that was ruled out because personal protective equipment is less effective when it's wet. “We were really surprised, to be honest,” she said. Based on the nurse's appearance, Carr knew what the nurse was going to tell her: "You tested positive for COVID.". At his one-month check up in May, Clive topped the charts. Austin Carr. Austin Carr (left) and wife Erica Carr hold their newborn son Clive on April 4. METAIRIE, La. “I just wanted him to be healthy and OK, whether he had the virus or not,” Erica said. As a staffer at New Orleans' Ochsner Baptist inserted the swab deep into her nose, she focused on something else: her contractions, which were growing closer and closer together. Carr, 26, woke up that morning to her water breaking, At least, that’s what she hoped for. This is just a microcosm of what life is and what parenthood is. College: Notre Dame. Today, Austin is a color commentator on Fox Sports Ohio and the Director of … It wasn't the birth process that we expected.". A former walk-on at Northwestern University, Carr has built a career for himself despite going undrafted in 2017. But an hour later, a nurse entered Carr’s birthing suite covered head-to-toe in personal protective equipment: mask, face shield,  extra gown layer, gloves, the works. A few hours later, the baby was well on his way. “‘You don’t have a fever. "When they said, 'You're ready to push. "We're grateful for a healthy mom, healthy baby and ultimately, just continuing on in life.". Aside from being in active labor, she felt fine — “100% as healthy as could be.”. Austin Durant Mozée Carr (born December 25, 1993) is an American football wide receiver for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). Ashley (age 18) will be attending Cleveland State after she graduates from Hathaway Brown. We’re ready to bring this guy into the world,’ I was just elated, beyond excited to meet our little boy,” Erica said. Austin Carr (left) and wife Erica Carr hold their newborn son Clive on April 4. Other questions:subscriberservices@theadvocate.com. "What's happening is just so otherworldly miraculous to push out a baby and meet this new human that, although it was harder to breathe, it paled in comparison to the moment of meeting Clive.". Trent Williams, Brandon Aiyuk and Deebo Samuel will miss TNF game vs. Packers, Steelers are buying dinner for all poll workers at Allegheny County ballot counting site Wednesday night (NBC). At his one-month check up in May, Clive topped the charts. While the Carrs knew the hospital in-take procedure in the era of coronavirus wouldn’t be normal, Erica’s doctors had told her Austin would be able to accompany her because laboring mothers were allowed a visitor. Erica Carr's memory of the coronavirus test is hazy. She was three days past her due date, and she’d been trying every old wives' tale in the book to induce labor. Erica had wanted to give birth naturally in the bathtub, but that was ruled out because personal protective equipment is less effective when it's wet.