Maharashtra nurse, who helped birth 5,000 babies, dies after delivering her own
- A Nurse from Maharashtra died of post-delivery complications on Sunday
- She worked in as a nurse in both normal and caesarean deliveries
- She helped in about 5,000 deliveries during her service period of nearly five years
A Nurse from Maharashtra, who helped nearly 5,000 women in delivering their babies, died of post-delivery complications on Sunday.
The nurse, identified as 38-year-old Jyoti Gavli, served as a nurse at the civil hospital in Maharashtra's Hingoli district for the last two years. She was reportedly working in the neonatal department and worked as a nurse in both normal and caesarean deliveries. Prior to that, she worked at two other health centres for about three years.
Gavli was admitted to the same civil hospital for her own delivery on November 2. She gave birth to her second child through a caesarean operation on the same day. After delivery her bleeding was unstoppable. The 38-year-old developed post-delivery complications and was transferred to a medical facility in neighbouring Nanded. She developed bilateral pneumonia and was put on ventilator support. She died at the hospital on Sunday.
"As part of her work, she was deployed in the labour room of the Hingoli Civil Hospital. She worked till the last day of her pregnancy and then left for delivery. She was going to avail maternity leave post-delivery," Dr Gopal Kadam, Resident Medical Officer of the Hingoli Civil Hospital, told PTI.
"She died on Sunday. We generally conduct 15 deliveries at our facility in a day. She must have surely helped in about 5,000 deliveries during her service period of nearly five years," the official said.
Her child is reportedly healthy and doing well.