Connect with us

National News

OMG!!! Doctor goes into labour while delivering patient’s baby

Published

on

It was all round good news for a 28-year-old pregnant doctor who unexpectedly went into early labour while delivering another woman’s child.

Emily Jacobs, an OB-GYN resident at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, welcomed a baby boy, Jett Jacobs.

Jacobs told the ABC News that she thought the amniotic fluid she noticed during the delivery was that of the patient.

She said, “I noticed what I thought was amniotic fluid of the patient as the baby was delivering.

 “It wasn’t until I left the room when I realized that it was my water that had broken.

“I was freaking out a little bit because we were still seeing patients and [my supervisor] just kind of smiled and told me to go back in one of the triage rooms and wait for her to confirm that it was my water.”

Keely Ulmer, Jacobs’ colleague,  mentioned that she was surprised Jacobs had gone into labour a month earlier, adding that it was a pleasure helping her with the delivery.

Ulmer who is also 28 years old said, “I happened to be on Labour and Delivery, so it was a pretty special experience to share with a special classmate.

“She did a wonderful job and her husband was very supportive. I am grateful to be part of the experience.”

A first-time mom, Jacobs believes her unique birth story has made her a better doctor who is “more understanding” of her expectant patients, she said.

“It’s definitely made me more empathetic and more aware of what it’s like going through some pregnancy complications.

“People will come in [who are] in preterm labour often … very worried about the health of their baby and health of themselves. Until [I went] through it, I can definitely appreciate just how worried and nervous you get.”

The baby is now 7-weeks-old, at home and doing well, the report has said.

Source: ( Punch Newspaper )

National News

Former Lawmaker, Shehu Sani Accuses FG Of Using Huge Loans To Buy Substandard Chinese Railway Locomotives

Published

on

Former Lawmaker, Shehu Sani Accuse FG Of Using Huge Loans To Buy Substandard Chinese Railway Locomotives

Shehu Sani

Former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani has accused the Federal Government of taking huge loans to acquire substandard and refurbished trains.

The former lawmaker from Kaduna made this accusation on Thursday on his Twitter page while condemning the recent breakdown of the Kaduna-Abuja railway.

Also Read: Amaechi Apologises For Abuja-Kaduna Train Breakdown

The railway line was reported to have broken down between November 18 and November 20, exposing passengers on the journey to grave danger.

He expressed that for such to have happened, it means Nigeria paid for substandard or refurbished locomotives adding that the Chinese contractor in charge must be made to repair them at no cost to the government.

He wrote:

Continue Reading

National News

Gowon: AfDB President Adesina Warns Against Misinformation

Published

on

Gowon: AfDB President Adesina Warns Against Misinformation

Akinwunmi Adesina

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwunmi Adesina has stated that former military Head of State, Yakubu Gowon is a man of great honour and decency.

In recent days, the former Head of State has been in the news over the allegation that he looted half of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) when he was in office.

Tom Tugendhat, a member of the United Kingdom parliament, had referenced an allegation that Gowon looted Nigeria’s treasury while in office.

Also Read: Former Lawmaker, Shehu Sani Defends Gowon Over Allegations Of Looting CBN

Reacting in a tweet on Thursday, Adesina said Nigerians should beware of misinformation.

He described Gowon as a “great and admirable elder statesman of Nigeria”, adding that his “honesty and integrity are impeccable.”

“Be careful of misinformation! H.E. General Yakubu Gowon, Nigeria’s former Head of State, is a man of great honour, decency, honesty, amazing simplicity, humility, and integrity. I know him. A great and admirable elder statesman of Nigeria. His honesty and integrity are impeccable.

Continue Reading

National News

Gowon Describes UK MP’s Fraud Allegations As False

Published

on

Gowon Describes UK MP’s Fraud Allegations As False

Yakubu Gowon

Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (Rtd) has reacted to allegations by a British lawmaker that he stole half of the Central Bank of Nigeria while in office.

In his reaction on Wednesday, the former Nigerian leader described the submission by the British Parliamentarian, Tom Tugendhat as rubbish.

He pointed out that he served Nigeria meritoriously and never stole anything with the records clearly available for all to see.

Also Read: Former Lawmaker, Shehu Sani Defends Gowon Over Allegations Of Looting CBN

It will be recalled Tugendhat on Monday while addressing the British Parliament during a debate on a petition calling on the UK to impose sanctions on some federal government officials for their roles during the recent #EndSARS protest in Nigeria, submitted that some leaders have been looting the West African nation and hiding the ill-gotten wealth in the UK.

However, Gowon in his reaction to the allegation was quoted to have told the BBC in an exclusive interview: “I don’t know where he got that rubbish from, I served Nigeria diligently and my records are there for all to see.”

 

Continue Reading

Trending