Andreea Balan, 34, was unconscious for over 20 hours before making a “miraculous” recovery in hospital
Romanian singer Andreea Balan says it is a “miracle” she is still alive after suffering a heart attack during a caesarean delivery of her baby daughter.
The traumatic incident happened after she gave birth to Clara Maria on March 4 at a private hospital .
She was reportedly unconscious for over 20 hours and needed a blood transfusion during the emergency treatment.
The stunning 34-year-old pop star now recovering at a hospital in the Romanian capital Bucharest.
Balan gave an interview to local media where she recounted her “miraculous” recovery from a heart attack.
The pop star, who is married to actor George Burcea, said: “I could have died. It was a miracle that the doctors saved me! Something could have happened to my baby as well.
According to Balan, a three-doctor team at the private hospital managed to revive her after she went into cardiac arrest during the caesarean section.
The beautiful 34-year-old is now recuperating from her scare and said that the doctors told her she was very lucky.
According to local media, such incidents only occur once in every 80,000 cases.
Only 10 percent of all women who suffer a heart attack during their C-section make a full recovery.