Shanghaiist’s ‘Mother of the Year’ gave birth to a baby boy in the bathroom of a train headed for Guangdong, and abandoned him next to the toilet, to be found later by a passenger.
On February 19th, the newborn was found on the bathroom floor of Carriage #10, covered with blood and lying beside the toilet.
Due to the cold weather, the boy’s temperature fell sharply, his lips grew purple, and he was immediately hospitalized.
The baby weighs 2.4 kg and has a low heart rate, but is still alive. After treatment, the infant’s condition had improved, but remains critical. Authorities have not yet released information about the mother’s whereabouts.
By Isabel Quan