Security guard helps woman, 36, give birth at busy taxi interchange

– Security SA (SSA) operations staff member, Rafeeq Khan, gushed online after he helped a pregnant woman give birth

– The 36-year-old mom went into labour at the Station Deck on Wednesday

– She ended up giving birth at the busy taxi interchange and photos were posted on social media

A 36-year-old woman was travelling the Somerset Hospital for a check-up when she went into labour.

The mom, Bomikazi Hlabongi, ended up giving birth at the busy Station Deck interchange. She approached Security SA (SSA) operations staff and they took her to the guardroom.

The staff then phoned an ambulance but it took too long to arrive and the officers had to assist Hlabongi to give birth.

The staff then phoned an ambulance but it took too long to arrive and the officers had to assist Hlabongi to give birth.

 

“Very good work guys, I wish all the staff will be able to do what you guys did, congratulations to the mother on the birth of her newborn, wish you guys only the best for the future.”

 

“Congratulations to the staff what a blessing and experience… Wonderful, God bless you all.”

According to Arrive Alive’s website, officers at the station took the woman to the trauma centre and immediately called for an ambulance. However, before the ambulance could arrive, the cops helped the woman give birth to healthy little girl.

Help arrived soon afterwards and both mother and newborn were transported to a hospital. Putfontein Station Commander Lt Col Wellington Mathiane praised the members and thanked them going the extra mile to help the woman.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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