A 23-year-old woman was born on the side of the road in Verulam, north of Durban, on Friday's paramedics.
Kyle van Reenen, a spokeswoman for News24, told reporters that their paramedics decided to help a woman deliver a baby to a ambulance parked on the roadside on Thursday morning, "as her contraction approached."
He said their emergency doctor Paige Fitchat had received an angry call from one of her emergency service staff members, Glen Padayachee.
"Glen said his daughter was in active work and demanded urgent help and transportation to the hospital." Paige and the emergency medical staff at our Durban North A05 were immediately sent out and found the young lady in the advanced stage of childbirth, "he said. .
They decided to take her to a nearby state hospital Osindisweni, where her lieutenant was located, he said.
"However, a little team knew that Padayachee had other plans and would not wait until her mom came to the hospital.
"As contractions approached, a decision was made to help a midwife to deliver the child to the ambulance under Paige's care, and the young lady was transported around 7:20 pm, and mom and baby were transported to Osindisweni hospital for further care," he said. Van Reenen.
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