A woman who was being transported in a boat, from the Puna Island to a health center in Guayaquilgave birth on the boat.
It happened yesterday, Sunday, September 17, 2023, when the woman went into labor on the boat and was unable to reach a health home.
Once the mother arrived at the dock of the Caraguayin the south of the city, received attention from the Fire Department.
Later they transferred her to a health home to receive the attention relevant. She gave birth to a girl.
According to what was known, both the mother and the newborn are in good health.
On a national scale, in September 2023, a total of 383 emergencies linked to labor have been reported to 9-1-1; the daily average of these alerts is approximately 23 events.
In recent days, through social networks, a video went viral showing a woman giving birth outside a health home.
According to the data attached to the video, it occurred upon admission to the Liborio Panchana hospital, in Santa Elena.
Through a video circulating on social networks You can see the moment when the woman gives birth on the floor.
She is later helped by doctors and security guards and taken inside the hospital on a stretcher.