NATIVIDAD, Feb. 14 -- A woman here gave birth to a healthy child inside a tricycle before reaching the nearest Rural Health Unit (RHU), with the assistance of police officers on Friday morning.

In an interview, officer-in-charge of Natividad Police Station Capt. Ramil Mendioro said the woman, Elgie Lumiran, was in labor pains on the way to the health facility while some members of the police were conducting a feeding program in a Day Care Center in Barangay Salud here.

"It so happened that we were having a feeding program when concerned citizens approached us and told us that a woman was about to give birth in a tricycle," he said.

Mendioro said one of the police operatives, Corporal Joanna Marie Badua, happened to be a nursing graduate,...