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Premature Baby Accidentally Decapitated During Delivery By ‘Top’ NHS Doc

*Omg. This has got to be the saddest story ever.

A premature baby in Scotland was decapitated while still in his mother’s womb during a botched delivery at Ninewells Hospital, in Dundee.

Dr. Vaishnavy Laxman, a 41-year-old consultant gynecologist, who quite frankly doesn’t even appear to know how to deliver a child, was expected to perform an emergency C-section on a 30-year-old first time mother if the baby was breech (which it was), but instead allegedly went against given advice and attempted to deliver the baby naturally — telling the mom to push while the baby’s legs were being pulled.

This caused the child’s legs, arms and torso to become detached, leaving its head inside the mother’s womb, according to what was relayed at the tribunal hearing.

The mother, only identified as Patient A, was then forced to undergo a C-section so that the baby’s head could be removed. Continue reading