Newborn of serious accident discharged from hospital

The newborn who was flushed out of his mother’s womb right  and injurred in an accident was yesterday discharged from Children Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City.

One month after he was treated in an  intensive care unit, the newborn baby returned home with his father.

Dr. Nguyen Thanh Hung, Children Hospital’s director said that the baby would be installed false legs and receive psychological support to lead a normal life  few years later.

On the way to a local hospital in the Mekong Delta Province of An Giang to deliver the baby last month, his mother was crushed by the truck and was killed instantly at the site. The impact also forced her unborn son out of her womb. The infant got one of his legs crushed. Meanwhile one leg of his father was seriously broken.

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By Tuong Lam - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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