She gives birth mid-flight
Friday, 19 January, 2018 05:17
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A woman was forced to give birth in mid-flight between Paris and New York, in the middle of the ocean. By chance, two doctors who were also on board were able to lend him a hand, at the request of the flight attendants.
The event occurred last December. “I was very tired due to jet lag. I thought I’d just take a drink and sleep. Finally, I’ve done nothing to drink,” said Dr. Sij Hemal, an american physician, in a statement released Monday by the Cleveland Clinic where he practices.
Dr. Hemal returned to India, where he was a guest at the wedding of his best friend. A pediatrician French has also helped with the delivery.
The contractions of the woman 41 years old occurred while the plane was flying over Greenland. Given that the diversion of the aircraft to the us air base, the nearest would have taken at least two hours, the pilot decided to continue his race.
The delivery was first class, given the low number of passengers present in this section. Despite the unusual circumstances of his birth, Toyin Ogundipe stated that they felt confident.
“I knew that I was in good hands. They have done everything that a doctor or a midwife would have done in the hospital. Even better, if you ask me my opinion”, does it in the same release.
His son, Jake, is thus born between the two continents and is in perfect health. The four year-old daughter of Mrs. Ogundipe accompanied him also on this volume