Tag Archives: birth

At 40 Weeks Pregnant She Delivered Someone Else’s Baby

Last week Thursday, Rachel Feld, who has been a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah for just over a year, received an emergency notification from United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center that she was in close proximity to a medical emergency. … Continue reading

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Premature Baby Girl Alive And Well After Breech Birth And Resuscitation – EMT First Responders Deliver Baby Under Video Guidance Of Senior Physicians And Midwives From Barzilai Hospital

A premature baby was successfully delivered and subsequently resuscitated by two volunteer EMTs under the live video guidance of senior specialists from Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon after she unexpectedly started coming out in a breech position. The dramatic rescue … Continue reading

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Baby Girl Born Three Years After Her Father’s Life Was Saved, Both By The Same EMT

On Monday night, a woman went into labor at her home in one of Jerusalem’s northern neighborhoods. Her husband quickly called emergency services for help. The family, who was familiar with some of the first responders in their neighborhood, waited … Continue reading

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Acts of Kindness Day

Today, February 17th, we celebrate Acts of Kindness Day.  In this honor, we wanted to highlight some of the incredible acts of kindness performed by United Hatzalah. The entire organization is built on kindness, so what we are talking about … Continue reading

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Team of women first responders helped deliver a baby in Leshem

On Sunday night at around 8:00 p.m., a woman went into labor in her home in Yishuv Leshem which is located in Samaria. She had visited the hospital that same morning because she had felt like she was nearing labor … Continue reading

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Saving a Child The Day He Brought Home His Own

On Thursday morning in Kiryat Ata, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yechezkel Solomons was getting ready to bring home his wife and new baby boy from the hospital. Yechezkel’s wife had given birth two days before, and he had just finished … Continue reading

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Bringing Good Deeds Into The World

Shimrit Cohen is a United Hatzalah EMT from Tiberias who also volunteers with the organization’s emergency room (ER) assistance program at the Poriya Medical Center. As hospitals are approaching peak capacity with the influx of COVID patients, Shimrit knows that … Continue reading

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A Miraculous Delivery On Route 1

This past Monday night, just after 8 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Avraham Arnon was finishing his shift in the Maccabi vaccination center in Ramla, when his communications device alerted him to a nearby medical emergency. A woman had gone … Continue reading

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The Brit Milah That Almost Wasn’t

A Brit Milah that took place in Bat Yam recently became an even more emotional event after the mother of the baby and the baby himself nearly died during the delivery. The story began a few weeks ago and involved … Continue reading

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A Touching Start To The Day

On Sunday morning just after 7:00 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yoel Sarfati was returning home from synagogue when he was alerted by his communications device to a nearby medical emergency. Throwing his coat back on, Yoel rushed over to … Continue reading

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