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.