- A happy mother has thanked a doctor for saving her baby's life
- The woman gave birth during lockdown after a complicated pregnancy
- Social media users congratulated her on her new addition
A woman has taken to social media to thank the doctor who helped her give birth after a complicated pregnancy. The lady gave birth to a beautiful baby girl.
Siyanda Ndiki shared her story on the #ImStaying Facebook group. She shared how she was rushed to Stutterheim Hospital at 28 weeks after having suffered pregnancy complications. She met Dr Madondo as the hospital and the kind doctor reassured her that they would save her baby.
"She put me on steroids in case of premature delivery she gave all the necessary medica*tion and I was sent to another hospital in Mdantsane for more tests," she said.
She was then discharged. At 37 weeks she fell ill again and struggled to walk. She was admitted in hospital where they discovered that the baby had an abnormal heart rate.
"They worked like lightening, even though I was so scared they gave me hope," she added.
The mommy gave birth to a healthy baby girl.
"Dr Madondo kept her promise to deliver this baby alive, she saved her life twice and am grateful for that."
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Social media users congratulated the mom and praised the doctor. Facebook user Nomvula Ngcobo said:
"Congratulations. I had the same problem in my 26 weeks and the doctor in King Edward Hospital did everything to stop the pains... I hope God can protect us, we're 30 weeks now."
Amanda Vivian Smith said:
"Congratulations and a huge thank you to your angel for saving both of you. Now be gentle with yourself and take time to heal AND enjoy your precious parcelg"
Candice Michelle Smuts said:
"Absolutely Gorgeous. My son was born at 28 weeks he weighed 870g."
Elizabeth Schaafsma said:
"What a little sweetheart your baby is, congratulations! I hope you are better now too? God bless Dr Madondo, may she stay safe and well."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a woman did what seems like the impossible - she gave birth and then kept walking for over 100km with her newborn.
The new mother was travelling with her husband and their children. The family moved out of their town because it was under lockdown and they had no means to make money there. The woman from India travelled 160km with her husband and a total of four children.
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