Naira Scarcity: Pregnant woman goes into labour while queueing at bank in Rivers
There was confusion and tension when a woman went into labour outside bank in Port Harcourt, Rivers state.
It was gathered that she joined a queue of customers waiting for long hours to withdraw cash when she suddenly gave a hint that her baby was coming.
Other customers and bystanders were nearly forced to become midwives on the spot to help the pregnant woman give birth just outside the bank premises.
In a video trending online, people are seen scuttling to get help while shielding her from those who brought out their phones to record.
An eyewitness revealed that the heavily pregnant woman had been standing under the sun for so long before she went into labor.
However, after sometime their efforts to help get her to a medical facility yieded result as they were able to get a taxi to rush her to the hospital and prayed for her safe delivery.
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aya_oba_ commented; And that’s how Banky was born
jully__mk; They should just will that bank to the baby
s_airemen; Most worrisome part is that she had to be shielded from people who rather than seek every possible opportunity to help , wanted to record a woman in labor pains. We all need to rethink our priorities.
thefoodnetworknig2; In a sane country, everyone must make way for her to do whatever she has to do in the bank without spending a second on the queue. Nigeria 😌
kwueenie; E no get the kind suffering wey never happen for Nigeria.
In other news, A 10-year-old African American girl turned to a non-certified midwife of sorts when her mom went into labour at home.
The brave child helped her pregnant mum to deliver a baby girl with a little external assistance from professionals. Her action helped save her mother’s life during the critical period of childbirth.
It was reported that he mother, Viola Fair, 30, went into labour at home on October 22, and it was apparently three weeks before her due date.
Due to the woman being in excruciating pain and there not being enough time to take her to the hospital, she asked her daughter to call 911.
She did as instructed and spoke with a dispatcher. ”Hi, I think my mom is in labour,” the girl said.
However, she could not wait till the paramedics, who were on their way, arrived so she had to follow all the instructions from the dispatcher and relayed them to her mother to enable her give birth.
The call lasted nearly 11 minutes within which she helped her mom deliver her baby sister safely at home.
The paramedics arrived at their residence moments later and took the mother and her two daughters to the hospital.