Mother, baby revived after dying in labor
Doctors baffled by mom’s cardiac arrest, recovery after Christmas Eve birth
updated 5:08 a.m. PT, Wed., Dec . 30, 2009
DENVER - Mike Hermanstorfer was clutching his pregnant wife’s hand when her life slipped away in a Colorado hospital on Christmas Eve, and then he cradled his newborn son’s limp body seconds after a medical team delivered the baby by Cesarean section.
Minutes later he saw his son come to life in his arms under the feverish attention of doctors, and soon he learned his wife had inexplicably come back to life.