BABY RESCUED ALIVE FROM SEWER PIPE After Being Flushed DOWN THE TOILET BY PARENTS

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Safe and warm, miracle baby who was plucked ALIVE from a toilet pipe after being flushed away by the parents who didn’t want him

 

  • Baby boy, believed to be a newborn, discovered beneath a toilet commode
  • Firefighters removed section of pipe and doctors cut the infant free
  • Emergency services called after woman heard cries coming from pipe
  • The 6.2 pound baby called ‘number 59′ after the number of his incubator

 

An abandoned newborn baby boy found trapped inside a sewage pipe after being flushed down the toilet was today being nursed back to health in hospital.

 

The infant was heard crying in a section of the pipe directly beneath a toilet commode, the country’s state television reported earlier today.

 

Firefighters had to remove the pipe and take it to a nearby hospital where doctors carefully used saws to rescue the baby boy.

 

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Being nursed back to health: The abandoned baby boy is pictured being fed in hospital after firefighters rescued him from a sewage pipe after he was apparently flushed down a toilet in Pujiang, Zhejiang Province, China
Being nursed back to health: The abandoned baby boy is pictured being fed in hospital after firefighters
rescued him from a sewage pipe after he was apparently flushed down a toilet in Jinhua, Zhejiang Province

 

Reunited: The baby boy's mother - believed to be a 22-year-old single woman - has been found and is said to be with her baby in hospital Reunited: The baby boy’s mother – believed to be a 22-year-old single woman – has been found and is said to be with her baby in hospital

 

The infant- named Baby No. 59 from the number of his hospital incubator – was in a critical condition when he arrived at the hospital with an apparent fracture to his skull.

 

But the baby boy has been pictured being nursed back to health in hospital as staff reveal his condition is now stable.

 

Nurse Zhang Songhe of the pediatric department of the Pujiang County People’s Hospital in the city of Jinhua, Zhejiang province, East China, told the Daily Mail: ‘When the baby arrived here, he was in critical condition.

 

‘We suspect he has a fracture in the top right section of his skull. But now everything has been stabilized.’

 

Injured: A nurse said the baby boy - who weighs 6.2 pounds - suffered a fracture to his skull but is now in a stable condition
Injured: A nurse said the baby boy – who weighs 6.2 pounds – suffered a fracture to his skull but is now
in a stable condition

 

Staff at the Pujiang County People's Hospital in Jinhua, Zhejiang Province, said well-wishers have visited the hospital with diapers, baby clothes and powered milk for the child
Staff at the Pujiang County People's Hospital in Jinhua, Zhejiang Province, said well-wishers have visited the hospital with diapers, baby clothes and powered milk for the child  

Staff at the Pujiang County People’s Hospital in Jinhua, Zhejiang Province, said well-wishers have visited the hospital with diapers, baby clothes and powered milk for the child

 

Recovering: The baby boy has been nicknamed number 59 after the number of his incubator
Recovering: The baby boy has been nicknamed number 59 after the number of his incubator

 

The nurse added that the mother of the baby has been found and is currently with her child in hospital.

 

They said: ‘The mother has been found. She is right now in the hospital. I heard she is a 22 year-old single woman. I don’t know the reason she abandoned the baby.

 

Nurse Zhang Songhe added that news of the rescue prompted an outpouring from strangers who came to the hospital with diapers, baby clothes, powdered milk and offers to adopt the child.

 

The nurse continued: ‘There have been three or four groups of visitors delivering baby formula some of whom have expressed willingness to adopt.

 

Harrowing: Firefighters work to free the unwanted baby from the pipe in Pujiang, Zhejiang Province, China
Harrowing: Firefighters work to free the unwanted baby from the pipe in Pujiang, Zhejiang Province, China

 

The newborn baby was rescued by firefighters after being flushed down a toilet
Fight for survival: The newborn baby was rescued by firefighters after being flushed down a toilet

 

At a public toilet on the fourth floor firefighters were able to hear faint cries and, exploring further, spotted a baby's foot deep inside the pipe
At a public toilet on the fourth floor firefighters were able to hear faint cries and, exploring further, spotted the baby’s foot deep inside the pipe.

 

‘We’re going to take care of the baby. We are not sure when the baby can be discharged.’

 

The baby weighs 2.8 kilograms (6.2 pounds) and still had his placenta attached to his body when he was rescued, reports said.

The disturbing case has sparked anger in China and around the world after harrowing TV footage of the baby’s two-hour-long rescue was uploaded onto the internet.

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