Chandigarh, August 9: In a shocking incident of medical apathy, a woman delivered a stillborn baby in the toilet of a government hospital in Haryana. Woman's family accused hospital of negligence and alleged the doctor used mobile's flashlight during the delivery as there were no lights in the washroom. The woman is now reported to be out of danger. Aadhaar Card to Blame? Pregnant Woman Delivers Baby at Hospital Gate at Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh.
The woman said that staff from the hospital in Tohana earlier told them that normal delivery is not possible and they will operate her at 4 pm. Woman’s relative told ANI, “We were eating when some hospital staff came and said that she has given birth to a stillborn child.” Watch Video: Woman Forced to Deliver Baby in Moving Bus in Madhya Pradesh's Chhatarpur Area.
However, hospital authorities claimed that the child was already dead in womb. On-duty doctor Sachin Kumar, “We had done an ultrasound earlier, and it was clear that the baby was already dead. When she went to use the washroom, the water broke, and due to urgency, we had to deliver the baby there itself.”
Dr. Sachin Kumar, On-duty doctor: We had done an ultrasound earlier and it was clear that the baby was already dead. When she went to use the washroom, the water broke, and due to urgency, we had to deliver the baby there itself https://t.co/1mjw1QcbrJ
— ANI (@ANI) August 9, 2019
Last year in February, a woman from Gurugram delivered her baby outside the emergency ward of a civil hospital after the staff allegedly denied her admission into the labour ward for not carrying her Aadhaar card. After the incident came to light, a doctor and a staff nurse were suspended from duty.