Women passengers and a lady constable helped 24-year-old Meenakshi Jadhav deliver her baby at Thane Station on Wednesday, 21 June.
Woman gives birth to baby boy on railway platform
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According to ANI, Meenakshi Jadhav along with her husband Sandesh Jadhav had reached Thane Railway Station’s Platform Number 10 to catch a local train to Ghatkopar to visit a hospital. Meenakshi is a resident of Shaninagar, Badlapur.
But before they could board the train, Meenakshi started experiencing severe labour pain.
Railway Protection Force (RPF) officer Shobha Mothe swiftly responded to Sandesh Jadhav’s cries for help along with other women who were nearby. They provided Meenakshi cover and helped her deliver her baby safely.
After a few minutes, Meenakshi gave birth to a baby boy. Meenakshi and her newborn son are being treated in Civil Hospital and are reportedly safe. Meanwhile, Government Railway Police in Thane have taken a note of the incident.
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