Woman gives birth at Joburg shopping centre

2018-03-13 09:31
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A trip to the mall ended in tears of joy for this Johannesburg mom.

According to a statement released by ER24, paramedics were called to a shopping centre in Northriding, north of Johannesburg on Monday night.

Upon arrival paramedics found a woman lying in the security offices at the shopping centre. She was surrounded but security officers who offered to assist her.  

Paramedics quickly stepped in and helped her deliver a baby boy.

According to ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring, there were some complications.

 “There were some minor complications, as to be expected in this situation, however the child was treated on the scene and later transported to Rahima Moosa Hospital for further care."

Russel says both mother and son are in good condition.

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