Brazilian Battalion Patrol Delivers a Baby in Haiti

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Por Dialogo
março 31, 2010



On March 24 a combat group from the 3rd Peace-Keeping Infantry Company of the
Brazilian Battalion, part of MINUSTAH (BRABATT 1), on a motorized patrol through the
streets of Port-au-Prince, encountered an emergency situation.

People were asking for help for a woman in labor. The patrol commander
immediately came to the Haitian woman’s aid and drove her to the Argentine Military
Hospital.

On the way, the child was born inside the vehicle, in a normal delivery, with
the assistance of a member of the Brazilian military. Mother and child are doing
well.


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