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Doctors ignored unborn baby’s weak heartbeat resulting in severe damage

An unborn baby’s persistently weak heartbeat did not lead doctors to perform a caesarian. When the baby was born her heartbeat had stopped. The stillborn was resuscitated and now suffers cerebral palsy. The parents are suing the hospital.

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About: Doctors ignored unborn baby’s weak heartbeat resulting in severe damage

Date: 14 May 2003

Source: BBC News UK Edition

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/devon/3028379.stm

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