Inés Ramírez

Inés Ramírez

In 2000, a Mexican woman named Inés Ramírez was forced to resort to self-surgery, a Caesarean section because of a lack of medical assistance during difficult labor. She took 3 shots of hard liquor, then performed the surgery herself with a kitchen knife. Despite having no medical training, the operation was successful and both she and her baby survived.

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