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Unidentified woman delivers baby at Curepe Junction

NEWS GRAPHIC 15A video of a woman having a baby on the street has been making the rounds on social media. In the video the unidentified woman could be seen lying on the pavement receiving help from, passers-by as she gives birth. As things progress in the video, witnesses could be heard commenting that the baby wanted to live.

The video was originally shared by Omega Peru on her Facebook page. According to her post, she explained that she and some friends were passing the Curepe area when a woman came begging for help, explaining that another woman was giving birth.

In the video bystanders could also be heard commenting that no one wanted to transport the woman to the hospital. Peru commended the women who helped the mother give birth, thanking them for what they had done.

She also praised Officer Palmer of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) Guard and Emergency Branch for his timely assistance and for calling the ambulance which arrived ten minutes later.