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Mom who gave delivery in Daspoort Tunnel, loses some other son

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By Zelda Venter Time of article published18m in the past

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Pretoria – The Pretoria West mom who gave delivery to a wholesome child boy within the Daspoort tunnel on how to sanatorium mentioned God gave her one kid and took the opposite away.

Jamie Lee Piek, 39, disclosed that 3 days after her son Aiden used to be born, her different kid died on the age of five. The kid died of meningitis.

Piek mentioned Aiden used to be doing smartly after he gave her and her husband Quinton the surprise in their lives. “We now laugh when we think back to how I had to pull the baby out during that scary moment,” Piek mentioned.

Her ordeal began on Monday night time when she skilled delivery pains whilst in mattress. She used to be 39 weeks pregnant, however realised one thing used to be flawed as she had by no means had that form of ache when she gave delivery to her different two sons.

“I felt a terrible pressure against my pelvis and I told my husband we had better get to the hospital. On the way to the Pretoria West Hospital and while we were driving through the Daspoort tunnel, I saw the baby’s head peeking out.”

While her husband attempted to power as speedy as he may just, Piek had no selection however to drag the infant out herself.

“My heart nearly stopped and I told my husband the baby is here. He looked at me and muttered ‘oh my gosh’ in shock.”

Piek mentioned fortuitously her sweetheart’s mother used to be additionally within the automobile and passed over some towels, during which the infant used to be wrapped. But mom and kid have been nonetheless connected to one another by the use of the umbilical wire once they were given to the sanatorium.

“My husband skipped several red traffic lights to try to get us there as soon as possible.”

Little Aiden weighed 2kg.

While the couple won’t ever omit their enjoy, they’re heartbroken in regards to the demise in their son and looking to come to phrases with it.

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