2 cops assist young mother give birth to baby inside bus in Tarlac

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MANILA, Philippines – Two police nurses helped a young mother deliver her baby on board a crowded bus in Tarlac Friday, according to Radyo Inquirer 990AM.

Quoting police, the report identified the mother as Mary Rose Palisoc of Cayanga Bugallon, Pangasinan who gave birth to a healthy baby boy at 11:55 a.m. on board Five Star bus No. 95408 travelling from Manila to Bolinao, Pangasinan.

On board the bus were Police Inspectors Mavidette Ongjunco and Arnel Cera, both PNP Nurses undergoing a five-month Field Training Program at the Camiling Municipal Police Station. They boarded the bus in Tarlac City enroute to Camiling after attending a blood-letting operation, the report said.

The PNP nurses improvised with clean towels and assisted the patient in childbirth. The baby boy was delivered while the bus was rushing at high-speed to the nearest hospital, it said.

The patient and baby were later turned over to doctors at the Gilberto O. Teodoro Memorial Hospital in Malacampa, Camiling, Tarlac, it said.

One of two police nurses who helped a young mother deliver her son on board a Five Star bus in Tarlac Friday, July 26, 2013, holds the new born in her arms. Both mother and son were brought to the Gilberto O. Teodoro Memorial Hospital in Malacampa, Camiling. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

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