Doctors come to aid of pregnant woman, help her deliver child at Pune railway station

A heavily pregnant woman named Sonali Dutta Kendre was standing on platform no 3 of Pune railway station on Monday, October 28. A boy noticed that the lady was bleeding on her Saree. He immediately rushed out to the medical centre to call a doctor. After this, the medical team swung into action and helped the woman deliver her child

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Doctors from Aditya Birla’s Free Medical Care Unit at Pune station received a call from Railway Commercial Officer Vinit Kumar and RPF staff S.M.Mane with a complaint of a lady bleeding continuously.

Immediately, the railway staff along with Dr Maya Rokade and Nurse Sarita Mane rushed on the platform. They helped the woman during the entire process for a normal delivery.

“Initially the baby was not crying, we had to stimulate the baby’s plantar region and then the baby cried immediately. The medical staff of Aditya Birla Hospital stabilised both the baby and the mother and ensured they were both normal,” shared Dr Maya Rokade, Aditya Birla Hospital.

Proper examination of mother and baby was done. The baby was weighed 3kg. The patient along with newborn baby girl was shifted to Sassoon Hospital for further treatment.

“We are very proud of our medical staff who are always available at the Pune Station to handle such emergency cases. The support which we received from the Railway staff and Railway Police was also outstanding. I am happy both the mother and the baby are fine,” shared Rekha Dubey, CEO, Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital.

“We started with Free Medical Care Unit with Central Railway Pune Division in April 2018 to provide the free of cost medical services to passengers round the clock. Since its inception, the centre has attended and treated 11,000 patients, handled 118 emergency and critical cases and has attended 320 patients in running trains. On an average every month, 550 to 600 patients are handled by the centre, 9 to 10 critical and emergency cases and 40 – 50 patients on running train,” she further added.