hen Ie’s newborn baby decided it was time to be born, he wasn’t about to wait, not even for a ride on a fast motorcycle to the hospital.
The 24-year-old Burmese construction worker’s water broke at a camp on Soi Toongklom Talman 17 around 9 p.m. April 8. Her husband put her in the sidecar on his Honda Wave and off they spend to Banglamung Hospital.
They got as far as the camp’s entrance before they had to stop. The baby was coming and it was coming now.
Dozens of co-workers cheered as the child was born without problem and medics who quickly arrived provided primary care before getting both mother and child to the hospital.
Ie said she wanted to give the child a Thai name and likely would nickname him “Saleang”, or sidecar, as that’s where he was born.