A two-year-old Chinese girl cheated death after falling from a 10th-floor window thanks to a passer-by who raced to catch her. Wu Juping, 31, a mother of a seven-month-old baby saw the child dangling from the window of the high-rise apartment block. The quick-thinking heroine kicked off her high-heeled shoes and ran towards her with her arms outstretched. The mother was lauded as a heroine on Chinese television, which showed her in a hospital bed recovering from a broken arm after Saturdays accident. The child, named 'Niu Niu, suffered internal bleeding and remains in a critical condition. The toddler had been left at home alone when the accident took place, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported. In saving Niu Niu, Wus suffered a broken left arm when the toddler struck her before falling onto the lawn, while the mother passed out from the force of the blow. The accident took place near Hangzhou, capital of the eastern province of Zhejiang. Jin Dengfeng, director of a hospital in Fuyang city which offered to treat Wu free of charge when it heard of her actions, said the woman had risked her life by breaking the childs fall. 'She could have died or been paralysed for life if the child had hit her head or her back, he said. Wu said that because of her injury she would be forced to stop breast-feeding her infant son earlier than planned. 'I dont regret anything that happened, she said. 'I just hope that Niu Niu will recover. MO