A Canadian doctor helped to deliver a baby mid-flight, at 35,000 feet in the air

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A Canadian doctor helped deliver a baby during an overnight flight from Qatar to Uganda last month. Dr Aisha Khatib volunteered to help when the call came on a Qatar Airways flight on Dec 5. The baby girl, who came early at 35 weeks, was born healthy and named Miracle Aisha after the doctor.
4 months ago·Toronto, Canada

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