The mother and her partner had been trying to get to the nearest hospital after she had gone into labour but a small accident had led to the traffic on the busy road snarling up, leaving them to handle the birth by themselves.
The birth of baby Bartek comes as a huge relief to the village which was catapulted into the glare of global media attention last year with advice flooding in on how to conceive a boy. Proud mum Anna said that the birth was a double miracle as last year she had to raise money for a serious operation without which it would have been impossible to have a successful pregnancy.
The young seals were picked up on the Baltic coast by Blue Patrols staffed by World Wildlife Foundation volunteers.
TFN speaks with Brother Maciej, a man helping some of Africa’s poorest people, and the woman who came to his aid by raising thousands for vital medical equipment.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Friday morning visited the parents of Polish sextuplets at the University Hospital in Krakow, south Poland, and gave them the keys to a new nine-seater Volkswagen Transporter car.
The births took both doctors and parents by surprise as everyone was expecting five babies. Doctors say they are keeping the six new-borns under close observation and stress that they are so far doing well.