Two CareFlight choppers sent to help mother and baby

Saturday 19 October 2013
RACQ CareFlight Rescue sent two aircraft to Dalby at noon today to urgently airlift a woman and her newborn baby.

The mother gave birth earlier this morning at 33 weeks gestation.

The baby girl required specialist neonatal care and was flown to the Mater Children’s Hospital. A neonatal team from the Mater was on board at the time of airlifting.

The mother was suffering complications and was also flown to the Mater in a critical condition by a second CareFlight helicopter.For media enquiries please call the RACQ CareFlight Rescue 24/7 media number on 0448 844 197.