- A mother and her baby are safe thanks to Lieutenant Colonel Mandie Davel who did not hesitate to help
- The mother arrived at the police station experiencing severe labour pains, an ambulance was called but it was clear that there was not enough time to wait
- Lieutenant Colonel Davel is an experienced midwife and helped deliver the baby with assistance from Sergeant Mofokeng
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SPRINGS - Lieutenant Colonel Mandie Davel is a true heroine, she did not hesitate to help a distressed woman who called on the Springs SAPS for assistance.
She was experiencing severe labour pains on Friday night (3 December 2021) and Mandie immediately called for an ambulance.
However, Mandie could see from the woman's condition that they did not have time to wait for an ambulance.
Fortunately for both mother and baby, Mandie was an experienced midwife and helped her deliver her baby in the Community Service Centre (CSC).
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Mandie was assisted by Sergeant Mofokeng to help deliver the baby without any complications.
As soon as they were able to move, both mother and baby were transported to the hospital. The inspiring story was shared on the SAPS official Facebook page.
Social media users praised Lieutenant Colonel Davel for quick thinking and readiness to help
"Well done Lieutenant Colonel, you are an inspiration to all women! ❤"
"Thank you Lt Colonel for saving the mother and the baby! !!!!"
"Well done and thank you officers ."
“Amazing”: Woman in coma fighting Covid19 gives birth to healthy premature boy
WalesOnline has it that the woman gave birth to her baby as she fought for her life against the raging pandemic. Sophie had no idea that her son, Joseph, was born as she was on a ventilator.
The mother of two kids, William and Amelia, spent more than two months on a ventilator while she was pregnant.
According to the publication, the woman was taken care of by a team of doctors from Liverpool Women’s Hospital. She said:
"Staff at the Royal informed my family that I might not survive the delivery because I was so weak. They allowed Joseph's dad to come in and see me but not my parents due to the risk of Covid."
Source: Briefly News