Earthquake victim gives birth on boat

A Haitian woman gave birth to a boy on board of a United States Coast Guard cutter on Saturday as she prepared to take a US Navy helicopter bound for the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson, a navy official said.

The woman, whose name has not been released, was part of a group of six Haitian victims of Tuesday's earthquake picked up by the US Coast Guard.

The Haitians were about to board a helicopter bound for the USS Carl Vinson when she went into labour.

 

Keep up with the latest business news from the region with the Emirates Business 24|7 daily newsletter. To subscribe to the newsletter, please click here.

 

Print Email