Video: Policeman turned midwife; helps expectant mum deliver baby boy in vehicle

Video: Policeman turned midwife; helps expectant mum deliver baby boy in vehicle

- Ghanaian police officer, Lance Corporal Emmanuel Kwamena Bartels, has helped an expectant mother deliver

- The incident occurred while he was on duty directing traffic at the time

- The woman delivered a baby boy in his car

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A kind-hearted police officer named Lance Corporal Emmanuel Kwamena Bartels has been showered with enormous accolades after helping an expectant mother deliver her baby in a car.

The brave policeman has received a great deal of praises from social media users for performing the duties of a midwife.

In a video that was aired on Angel 102.9 FM’s Evening News on Thursday, Lance Corporal Bartels said he was stationed at the area to assist in directing traffic when the incident unfolded.

Policeman turns midwife; helps expectant mum deliver baby in vehicle
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He revealed that he saw the woman by the roadside crying for help because she was in labour.

Lance Corporal Bartels said she drew attention with her loud cry which caught his attention.

“While directing traffic, I saw the woman by the roadside crying for help and drawing lots of attention so I was moved to help her...” he narrated in an interview with Kofi Adomah on Angel FM.

According to him, the husband of the expectant woman had already gone to town to look for a commercial vehicle to transport his wife to the hospital to deliver.

Her hubby was delayed and he was moved with compassion and decided to help.

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Watch the incident unfold 30 minutes into the video:

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