Imagine you are a mother to be and you give birth to a baby whose heart is not beating. How much of an agony you must feel during that time. It would be more of an angriness and frustration if you figure out that this was just because of their negligence of the hospital staff with whom you trusted you probably the most. Thi sis exactly what happened with Becca Janes mother of a 4-day-old baby which died due to the irresponsibility and negligence by the hospital staff. Read the full article to know more about the incident in detail.
The whole story:
Becca Janes lost her baby back in 2017. She blamed herself for the mishap as she thought she gave birth to an injured baby and there was something wrong with her. But to her realisation, she later got the information from experts that her baby girl could have been saved if she was born just 30 minutes before and it was all the hospital staff’s fault. Furious Becca Janes issued a lawsuit against the hospital and demanded answers as to why they did so. Experts say that Becca was not properly examined and the baby was delivered late. Had the hospital staff called the senior doctors for help when they saw some anomaly the life of the baby could have been saved.
The Hospital issued a statement of apology after 2 years and gave an undisclosed sum of money to the family. The mother reports that money can not replace her child. She also mentions that had the hospital staff taken good care of her she would have had her baby in her arms and her children would have had a sibling to live with. Not just Becca and her partner Adam Leek is left in distress but the East Kent Hospital has suffered the death of an additional 15 babies in a while due to negligence by the staff.
The fatal negligence:
Midwives were not capable of pinpointing the accurate blood flow rate of the mother at the time of labour and did not even intimate this to the senior doctor as a result after 4 days of the baby struggling for life the army family decided to turn off the life support of the baby and accept the fate.
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