In the Philippines, after a woman died from a snake bite, doctors miraculously saved a baby in her mother’s womb.
The pregnant woman was taken to a hospital in Caroline County on Wednesday in a coma. By this time her skin had turned blue. On arrival he was pronounced dead, Philippine lifestyle Is informed.
Chief Surgeon Dr. Moises Lazarus decided to have an immediate autopsy and caesarean section to save the baby.
“A pregnant mother who was bitten by a venomous snake was brought to the hospital today, August 4, 2021 at 8:30 am, with no signs of life and was synotic, so she was declared dead on arrival (DOA). Gone, “the hospital said. “Based on this estimate, the hospital’s chief doctor, Moises V. Lazarus, immediately chose an autopsy in which the baby was about to die. Eventually, the baby was successfully resuscitated.”
The baby is being cared for in the hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit. Doctors called the incident a “miracle” because the baby inside the womb usually dies in such cases. He said the baby miraculously survived an emergency post-mortem and caesarean section.
It was not clear when and how the snake bit the pregnant woman. The species of venomous snake was also unknown.
The identity of the victim or her family members was not disclosed. It is not known if the snake that bit the woman has been caught.
According to National Library of Medicine.In case of maternal death, caesarean section is very important to save the life of the baby. Such surgeries are rare. The sooner the fetus is delivered, the better the chances of the baby surviving.