Pregnant woman deliver baby in the middle of the road – O/R


The immediate intervention of two public health officials saved the life of a woman in labour who gave birth in the middle of the road in Dambai in the Oti region.

Rita Wurapa and Rose Ayivor who were on a monitoring trip to Dambai and Nkwanta encountered a woman in labour on a motorbike in Dambai.

Obviously in distress, the motor rider and husband who was conveying his distressed wife to a nearby health facility had no option but to stop in the middle of the road.

Read This:   (Breaking) - Public Affair of US embassy donates Gh¢50,000 to support GJA awards.

A crowd started to gather around the screaming mother, first-time mother and helpless husband but no one could offer any help until the two health officer chanced on the incident.

Read This:   SoNA2020 : You always talk anyhow - Women's group fires Ursula Owusu.

With over 15 years of public health under her belt, Rita Wurapa and her colleague drew closer only to see a woman in labour.

Read This:   Cameroon separatists step up violent campaigns to stop elections in their territory.

In the middle of the street, they delivered the woman of the baby after marshalling women standing by to form a screen with their clothing.

The mother and the newly born baby were later sent to the hospital. Both of them are doing very well.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here