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Mother flushes newborn baby down public toilet after accidentally giving birth while squatting

By Mason White 9:48 AM June 9, 2015
Baby being rescued from toilet 

By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) Paramedics managed to save a newborn baby who was accidentally flushed down a toilet bowl, police in China said.

The mother had to call emergency services to intervene after she gave birth in the public restroom.

According to the police investigation, the woman, who was not identified, squatted on the toilet when her baby suddenly came out.

A passerby with recording equipment quickly began capturing the event as it unfolded. A firefighter can be seen going into the toilet pit and helping a colleague get the baby out.

Incredibly, the baby was unharmed. The child was crying while being wrapped in a blanket and carried to an ambulance nearby.

The mother and baby were then taken to a hospital and released. The video was uploaded to the Internet, where it quickly went viral.