Woman delivers 600 gram baby in toilet

A Vietnamese woman unexpectedly gave birth to a 600 gram baby girl in a toilet in the Mekong delta province of Ca Mau on October 13.

Doctor Tran Van Son, head of the Maternity Hospital in Ca Mau Province said that the health condition of the 600 gram baby girl was not very good.

She was taken to the hospital on October 13 where doctors immediately placed her in an incubator, while trying to normalize her breathing. The doctors however were not very optimistic and were not sure if the baby would survive at all.

The baby’s father Tran Van Dung said that his wife, Tran Thi Lien complained of a belly ache at 1 am on October 13 in their hometown in Ca Mau. Lien unexpectedly delivered the baby while inside the toilet.

By N. Thien - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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