Paula Mbonda gives birth by flashlight after Ontario hospital loses power in ice storm


On Sunday morning, Paula Mbonda gave birth to her baby Pearson, by flashlight. She had gone into labour in the middle of the freezing rain storm that blanketed Southern Ontario in ice. Ms. Mbonda and her husband braved treacherous roads only to find their Ajax, Ontario hospital without electricity. Hospital staff showed her to a delivery room lit with flashlights. Listen to Paula Mbonda tell her story here:

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