Woman resuscitated, gives birth in Dutch bakery

Ambulance
Ambulance. Photo: Denizzje / Wikimedia Commons

A baby was born in Bakery Risseeuw in Hulst on Monday morning, shortly after the mother went into cardiac arrest. The mother was resuscitated. Both she and the child were rushed to hospital, AD reports.

The pregnant woman became unwell in the bakery on Stationsweg around 10:30 a.m. Emergency services responded in large numbers. The mother was resuscitated and the baby was brought into the world through a caesarean section. 

The baby was taken to hospital by helicopter. The woman was rushed to hospital by ambulance. The police and two fire brigade teams helped keep the roads clear for the ambulance. 

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