Doctors Deliver Baby of Woman Shot in Attack

Doctors Deliver Baby of Woman Shot in Attack

Credit:(Photo: wikicommons/zeevveez)

While the life of the pregnant Jewish woman who was shot and critically injured in Sunday’s terror attack north of Jerusalem hangs in the balance, there is some good news. The Times of Israel tells us that doctors at a Fellowship-supported hospital in Jerusalem were able to successfully deliver the woman’s child:

Doctors successfully delivered the baby being carried by a 21-year-old Israeli woman late Sunday night, shortly after she was shot and critically hurt in a terrorist attack outside the West Bank settlement of Ofra.

The baby, who was delivered in the 30th week of the pregnancy, was immediately transferred to the ward for premature babies at Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center, the hospital said, and was said to be in “stable” condition.

The woman was undergoing surgery late Sunday and was “fighting for her life,” the hospital said.

“She arrived in a state of shock and had lost a lot of blood,” said Dr. Alon Schwartz, a surgeon at the hospital. “She has a gun shot wound in the lower stomach area,” he said adding that doctors continue to operate on her…

Tags: IFCJ Jerusalem Terrorism

More From Stand For Israel

Stand For Israel

5 Healers of the Holocaust

These doctors and nurses were more than just healthcare workers — they were lifesaving heroes to countless Jews during the Holocaust.

Stand For Israel

Photo Friday: The Day of My Disaster

To ready its members for the emergencies Israel faces, the IDF recently held its 6th annual preparedness and response conference.

Stand For Israel

‘Schindlers’ Around the World

Oskar Schindler was not the only person around the world to save Jewish lives during the Holocaust. These five Righteous Gentiles also acted kindly and heroically during World War II.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Stay informed about issues affecting Israel, the Jewish people, Jewish-Christian relations, receive daily devotionals, and more.