The woman gave birth on the road in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, after the hospital refused to admit her | Tech US News


She delivered the baby in front of the Tirupati Maternity Hospital


A video showing a woman giving birth on the road near a hospital in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, has gone viral on social media. The video shows some women holding a sheet to cover the pregnant woman while a man helps her give birth.

The woman is seen screaming in pain.

A woman was forced to deliver her baby outside the 100-bed Tirupati Maternity Hospital, allegedly after the staff refused to admit her. The woman was allegedly told by hospital staff that they could not admit her because no one was accompanying her.

Strangers came to her aid when the woman began to experience labor pains after leaving the hospital. The man who helped her deliver the baby is said to work at a primary health care center.

The woman and child were later admitted to the hospital, officials said.

Tirupati district health in-charge Srihari said an inquiry into the incident has been ordered and action will be taken against those found guilty.

He said that now no pregnant woman will be refused admission even if she comes to the hospital without a companion.


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