Video of Midwife Helping Woman Deliver While In Bus gets applauded for Hard Work in Viral Video

Video of Midwife Helping Woman Deliver While In Bus gets applauded for Hard Work in Viral Video

  • A midwife at a district hospital in Ghana sprung into action to assist a pregnant woman to deliver a baby in a speeding commercial vehicle
  • Adams Fatimata has described this first-time experience in her line of work as the most fulfilling
  • The video showing some of the scenes in the moving car and the midwife's detailed account warmed the hearts of netizens

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Adams Fatimata, a midwife at a district hospital in Ghana, took action to help a pregnant woman in labour deliver a baby in a moving vehicle.

The health worker, who has seven years of experience as a midwife, disclosed that she was sitting behind the pregnant woman when she went into labour.

Pregnant woman delivers baby boy

In an interview with JoyNews, Fatimata said she felt the woman's pain and voluntarily moved in to help her deliver a bouncing baby boy in the speeding vehicle.

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Photos of Adams Fatimata.
Midwife helps woman deliver baby in moving commercial vehicle. Photo credit: JoyNews.
Source: UGC

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''At first, I was panicking. I have been working in midwifery for seven years, but when I encountered that case, I panicked because I didn't even have protective garments like gloves. I had to use my bare hands to collect the baby; I couldn't just watch the baby fall on the bus,'' she recalled.

Fatimata describes experience

The midwife described the experience as the most fulfilling in her seven-year career.

''It's fulfilling and joyous. Since my seven years of midwifery, today is my most fulfilling moment because I feel like I have saved a mother in her vulnerable state,'' she said.

The new mother and the baby have received medical care at a clinic, Fatimata added.

The video of the midwife's interview, posted on YouTube by JoyNews, had garnered only one comment at the time of this publication.

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Watch the video below:

Netizen celebrates midwife

Viewer wants Fatimata to be appreciated beyond words

The Bioreligiotomist stated:

This lady needs to be rewarded by her association. Good job, madam midwife.

Ghanaian nurses help woman deliver a healthy baby boy in bush

In a similar story, YEN.com.gh reported that Amos Acheampong, a staff nurse, and Ruby Amenuveve, a community health nurse assistant, helped save a lady and her baby's lives after she went into labour in a bush.

The two, who work as health practitioners at the Agyata CHPS Zone in the Afram Plains South District in the Eastern Region, supported the woman in giving birth to a healthy child on a Monday morning at about 9:15 am.

According to Acheampong said, the new mother had gone to the bush to relieve herself when she entered labour.

Woman shares she paid R33k to give birth at private hospital without medical aid

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Briefly News previously reported that medical aid is expensive these days, but having to fork out cash for private healthcare is even price.

One woman knows this all too well after sharing that she had to pay over R33 000 to give birth at a private hospital without medical aid.

South African netizens responded with their own experiences of private vs public healthcare and the related expenses.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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