People can be so heartless, how can you flush your baby way, it’s so inhuman!
Firefighters in eastern China rescued a newborn baby boy who was flushed down a sewage pipe.
Residents in the building in Jinhua raised the alarm after hearing a
child crying and rescue workers eventually found him directly beneath
the toilet commode. They cut away a section of the pipe and then took
the infant to the Pujiang County People’s Hospital where medics were
able to carefully remove the baby.(see photos below —VIEWERS’ DISCRETION ADVISED)
The child, who was said to have a fractured skull and in a critical
condition when he arrived at the hospital, is now stable and being
nursed back to health. The 6.2 pound baby has been temporaily named
‘number 59′ after the number of his incubator
See what the baby mama had to say:
The 22-year-old mother
claimed she fell pregnant following a one night stand – and then the
father of the baby boy abandoned her. She also said she could
not afford an abortion or cope with the stigma of being a single mum.
Chinese media said she went to the shared bathroom in a residential
complex when she felt abdominal cramps last Saturday and gave birth. But
she said the baby slipped into the sewer pipe and she was unable to
She also claimed she was the first to raise the initial alarm and
watched the entire two-hour rescue in secret.
The woman, a restaurant worker, reportedly confessed to being the
mother after officers found blood-stained tissues and toys in her room
and asked her to undergo a medical check.
‘The woman said she felt too embarrassed to call the police herself
as a single mother and feeling under societal pressure. Girls like her
can are easy targets for public criticism,’ the police officer added.
The woman said she had sex with a man and didn’t realize she was pregnant until early January.
She was too scared to tell her parents so hid her pregnancy by
wearing loose clothes and wrapping cloth tightly around her abdomen.
The man she claims is the father has denied it is his baby, according to media reports.
Video of the two-hour rescue of ‘Baby No 59’ – so named because of
his incubator number in the hospital – have been shown worldwide,
prompting both horror and an outpouring of charity on behalf of the
Anyway, the baby boy has been released from the hospital and taken home by his maternal grandparents, police said.
still being treated at the hospital, but has been cooperating with the
investigation, Xiang Jiangsong, a police official, said Thursday.