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Corona Warriors help Covid positive woman deliver baby safely

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Mysuru: Covid 19 has posed an unprecedented challenge for everyone. Most of the pregnant women whose delivery date was due during this period were more worried about their condition and the little one’s safety due to the spread of infection and the fear of going to the hospital.

Many pregnant women were worried about them testing positive before the delivery and the implications on the baby. However, the doctors and the hospital staff have always stood beside with them and supported them during this anxious period.

Rini Mohan, a 33-year-old expectant mother came to Columbia Asia Hospital Mysore with severe labour pain in the midnight. She had tested positive for COVID 19 and was scared about her condition. She was immediately shifted to the flu clinic which is a separate emergency care room specially meant for COVID positive patients. 

Soumya, Physician Assistant in gynaecology department attended the patient and observed that Rini was due for delivery. With all the necessary COVID 19 protocols in place and under the guidance of Dr Madhura Phatak, Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Columbia Asia Hospital Mysuru the baby was delivered in the flu clinic of the emergency room. Although, all the beds in the emergency room were full, the hospital staff did not want to delay the delivery.

Dr Madhura Phatak, Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Columbia Asia Hospital Mysuru said “It was the team spirit and unhindered support of our staff which helped in the safe delivery at that odd hour during this pandemic. Although the beds were full, all staff in the hospital came together to make arrangements for Rini for the successful and safe delivery. Today, both the mother and baby are healthy and it is a joyous moment for all of us”

Rini Mohan, the new mother said “I am very happy with the kind of attention and treatment I received at Columbia Asia Hospital. I was scared when I heard that I have tested positive. But everyone especially the nurses at the hospital assured me about the safe delivery and now I have a healthy baby”.

Soumya, Physician Assistant, ER Staff – Vardaraju & Biji, LDR Staff- Chaithra & Aleena, P-wing Staff – Josna, OT Staff – Sanjay with the coordination of Veronica Nursing Supervisor and Pavithra Manager on duty helped Rini in her delivery.

-Team Mysoorunews

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