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Phuket migrant worker gives birth in car

PHUKET: A 27-year-old Laos migrant worker gave birth to a baby boy in a Toyota Vios in Koh Kaew with the help of local rescue workers yesterday evening (Nov 7).

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By Eakkapop Thongtub

Tuesday 8 November 2016, 11:35AM


The baby boy was born on the back seat of a Toyota Vios. Photo: Eakkapop Thongtub

The baby boy was born on the back seat of a Toyota Vios. Photo: Eakkapop Thongtub

Rescue workers from Srisoonthorn Municipality and Kusoldhram arrived to Soi Koh Kaew 24 off Thepkrassatri Rd after they were notified at 6pm that there was a woman inside a vehicle ready to give birth.

Upon arrival rescue workers found a pregnant woman, named as Ms Keothong Somthaly, 27, from Laos lying on the back seat of a Toyota Vios in the course of giving birth. They rushed to assist Ms Keothong and helped deliver a healthy baby boy.

A short time later medical staff from Mission Hospital arrived to take both the newborn and mother to hospital. They said that the baby boy between 1.6 and two kilograms.

Ms Keothong and her baby were later transferred to Vachira Hospital.

Ms Keothong said that she was due to give birth in December, but while she heading to town to do some errands with her family she felt labour pains.

“When we got to the soi we called police and rescue workers for help,” she said.

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