Maha: Nurse who helped nearly 5,000 women during baby births dies of post-delivery complications


A 38-year-old nurse from Maharashtras Hingoli district, who assisted about 5,000 women in delivering their babies, died due to complications developed after her own delivery, a health official said on Tuesday. Jyoti Gavli gave birth to her second child on November 2 at the Hingoli Civil Hospital and died of bilateral pneumonia and other complications at a medical facility in neighbouring Nanded on Sunday, he said. “As part of her work, she was deployed in the labour room of the Hingoli Civil Hospital. She worked till the last day of her pregnancy and then left for delivery. She was going to avail maternity leave post-delivery,” Dr Gopal Kadam, Resident Medical Officer of the Hingoli Civil Hospital, told

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