108 Ambulance EMT assists woman to deliver in the ambulance while on the move in Civil Hospital Ludhiana

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108 Ambulance EMT assists woman to deliver in the ambulance while on the move in Civil Hospital Ludhiana

108 Ambulance yet again emerges as a saviour for assisting a pregnant woman deliver her baby safely in the ambulance while on the move.  A 35-year-old pregnant woman Sarita picked from Village Phullanwal Vikramditya Colony to Civil Hospital Ludhiana went into labour just a few short minutes from the hospital.

Realizing that the baby was coming quicker than anticipated, the ambulance EMT Iqbalpreet Singh was deft in giving her the medical support to deliver the baby and Pilot  Jagdeep Singh assisted EMT Iqbalpreet Singh by stopping the ambulance for a safe delivery. The congruent efforts of both the woman and the staff helped bring a new life into the world. Post-delivery both mother and the baby were shifted to the hospital for further medical care.

Sharing his views, Mr. Manish Batra, Project Head, 108 Ambulance said, “We continue to train our employees to be ready for certain emergency situations, and helping a safe delivery is one of them. Keeping this in view, emergency medical technicians (EMT) are given training in conducting deliveries effectively regularly. I am immensely proud of EMT Iqbalpreet Singh for handling the situation with care and deliver a baby onboard ambulance was commendable. Our ambulances are equipped to handle such situations and help labouring women to get every medical support that they need while on the move.”

“I am very happy that both baby and mother are in good health, it was my duty to help the labouring mother bring a new life without a second thought. When I realized that we have no time to waste I had to deliver the baby in ambulance.” Added Iqbalpreet Singh, EMT 108 Ambulance.

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