Woman gives birth in ambulance during hartal | Daily News

Woman gives birth in ambulance during hartal

Medical staff attend to the woman and her baby, at the Passara Hospital.
Medical staff attend to the woman and her baby, at the Passara Hospital.

A woman who was being transported in an ambulance from Madolsima Matigahatenna Hospital for childbirth had given birth to the baby in the ambulance, Uva Provincial Coordinator of the Medical Officers’ Association Dr. Palitha Rajapaksa said yesterday.

Dr. Rajapaksa said that the woman had been admitted to the Madolsima Matigahatenna Hospital for delivery that day while the hartal was being held all over the country.

On the way, the woman had given birth to the baby in the ambulance and she was admitted to the Passara Hospital, where the doctors and staff rushed the baby to the Badulla General Hospital for further treatment.


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