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Christmas baby: Cops help mother give birth on Makati street

/ 09:25 PM December 25, 2018
Woman gives birth on Makati street

Makati police officers help a woman give birth on P. Burgos Street in Barangay Poblacion in Makati on Christmas Day 2018. (Photo from the Makati City Police Station)

MANILA, Philippines — Officers from the Makati City Police Station assisted a mother who unexpectedly delivered her baby on P. Burgos Street in Barangay Poblacion in Makati on afternoon Christmas Day.

Members of the Tourist Police — PO1 Evangeline Evardo, PO1 Fatima Manalo, and PO1 Marygrace Lanaja — assigned on Burgos Street were called after a woman identified only as Divine, 22, from Mandaluyong City, went into labor at around 3:00 p.m.

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The three police officers assisted the mother in giving birth and called for the Makati Rescue Team to check on the condition both mother and child.

Evardo was the officer who caught the baby boy’s head.

Members of the Makati Rescue Team arrived and brought the woman and her baby to the Ospital ng Makati.

Both were in stable condition. /atm

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