Tracey Hermanstorfer: Miracle Mom as Baby and Mother Survive Child Birth Near Tragedy

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A mother who died while giving birth in hospital but was revived, Tracey Hermanstorfer, has hailed her Christmas Eve pregnancy drama a "miracle"

Doctors said Tracey Hermanstorfer had her heart stop, and her son Coltyn appeared to be lifeless after the Caesarean section on Christmas Eve 2009, but both mother and child began breathing again after several minutes.

Even mecial doctors were at a loss to explain the amazing recovery to life of both baby and mother, with supervising Docotr Stephanie Martin telling US TV show Good Morning America she could not explain how Tracey Hermanstorfer and baby pair survived.

"I had everything in the world taken from me, and in an hour and a half I had everything given to me," Tracey Hermanstorfer recalled to media.

The Doctor for Tracey Hermanstorfer said: "Somewhere between four and five minutes she had been without heart rate and had stopped breathing a minute or two prior to her heart stopping," Dr Martin said.

Reports said 33-year-old Tracey Hermanstorfer was undergoing preperations for childbirth at the Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Christmas Ever morning when Tracey Hermanstorfer suddenly felt disy and fell back in her bed.

The 37-year-old husband of Tracey Hermanstorfer sadi: "She literally stopped breathing and her heart stopped"

Doctors and nurses tried desperatley to revive Tracey Hermanstorfer but nothing seemed to work

"I was holding her hand when we realized she was gone," husban Mike Hermanstorfer said. "My entire life just rolled out."

Doctors told him, "We're going to take your son out now. We have been unable to revive her and we're going to take your son out," he recalled.

Through a C-Section Tracey Hermanstorfer gave birth to her baby who was lifeless, but somehow in the pandemoneum both mother and child regained conciousness, with staff at a loss to explain.

"We are both believers ... but this right here, even a nonbeliever -- you explain to me how this happened. There is no other explanation," Mike Hermanstorfer said.

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