Midwife Helps Woman Deliver Baby Boy In Commercial Vehicle At Full Speed, Folks React to Video

Midwife Helps Woman Deliver Baby Boy In Commercial Vehicle At Full Speed, Folks React to 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.
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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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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, the new mother had gone to the bush to relieve herself when she entered labour.

Ghanaian nurse who helped woman deliver baby in bush

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Relatedly, YEN.com.gh previously reported that Amos Acheampong, a Ghanaian staff nurse, and his colleagues at the Agyata CHPS Zone in the Eastern Region renovated the facility.

The group of caring health professionals in Afram Plains South District collaborated with religious and traditional leaders in the community to generate funding for the transformation of the Agyata CHPS Zone.

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Nathaniel Crabbe (Human-Interest editor) Nathaniel Crabbe is a journalist and editor with a degree in Journalism from the Ghana Institute of Journalism, where he graduated in 2015. He earned his master's from UPSA in December 2023. Before becoming an editor/writer of political/entertainment and human interest stories at Asaase Radio, Crabbe was a news reporter at TV3 Ghana. With experience spanning over ten years, he now works at YEN.com.gh as a human interest editor. You can reach him via nathaniel.crabbe@yen.com.gh.

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