Baby Born at Train Station - Sisters Follow at Hospital
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Original Title: Mother of Triplets Has Baby at BART Station
With help from a high school history teacher, an Oakland woman carrying triplets gave birth to one of the babies at a BART station in Berkeley on Monday, October 3, 2005.
Lanitta Lewis was on her way to a doctor's appointment that Monday when she felt the first birth pains in the stairwell of the Berkeley BART station. She was in the process of delivering her first baby when Berkeley High School history teacher Biko Eisen-Martin rushed over to help her and literally gave her the shirt off his back to catch the three-pound infant.
When paramedics arrived they rushed the baby to an Oakland hospital. The mother was taken to another hospital, where the two other babies were delivered by Caesarean section.
All three of the newborns are girls and are in good condition. They're being fed with the use of feeding tubes.
(This story was provided by News10 KXTV Sacramento.)