Mum wins payout from Southend Hospital following her premature son's death

Mum wins payout from Southend Hospital following her premature son's death

Mum wins payout from Southend Hospital following her premature son's death

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A MOTHER has won damages from Southend Hospital after they refused to resuscitate her premature baby.

Tracy Godwin, 34, was devastated as doctors left her son Tom to die in her arms after his condition deteriorated in March 2010.

Hospital staff ignored her pleas for help leaving Tom to fight for his life for 46 minutes following his premature birth at 22 weeks and two days.

After a four-year battle, Tracy has finally had her claim settled by the NHS hospital trust.

She became pregnant with her Tom, her first child, in November 2009, and at 22 weeks she experienced severe pain and was told she had gone into premature labour.

Tracy gave birth to him three days later and was told he was unlikely to survive.

Tom weighed just one pound and was having difficulty breathing, but with no consultant present staff denied him access to the baby care unit and informed Tracy that resuscitating him was against hospital policy.

Southend Hospital does not resuscitate babies born at 22-23 weeks, but is required to take note of a patient’s express wishes, a policy Tracy said she was not informed of.

She has since given birth to a daughter, Isla, who was born at 24 weeks.

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7:17pm Mon 27 Jan 14

Natter says...

Such a terribly sad story :( hopefully the hospital will learn lessons and help the next little life that needs it. Maybe the parents will find some peace with the decision by the court.
Such a terribly sad story :( hopefully the hospital will learn lessons and help the next little life that needs it. Maybe the parents will find some peace with the decision by the court. Natter
  • Score: 16

11:44pm Mon 27 Jan 14

OMPITA [Intl] says...

If this doesn't contravene the Readers' Comments Site Terms of Reference, vis: Do not post anything that is 'false, abusive or malicious' then what does.

Why is the Editor not immediately expunging these hateful submissions by the likes of IHTP?

Doesn't anybody with any authority monitor the site?
If this doesn't contravene the Readers' Comments Site Terms of Reference, vis: Do not post anything that is 'false, abusive or malicious' then what does. Why is the Editor not immediately expunging these hateful submissions by the likes of IHTP? Doesn't anybody with any authority monitor the site? OMPITA [Intl]
  • Score: 12

12:09am Tue 28 Jan 14

costa-del-blowfly says...

OMPITA wrote:
If this doesn't contravene the Readers' Comments Site Terms of Reference, vis: Do not post anything that is 'false, abusive or malicious' then what does.

Why is the Editor not immediately expunging these hateful submissions by the likes of IHTP?

Doesn't anybody with any authority monitor the site?
There are means available to any webmaster to track scum like this down. The only constraint is the willingness of the website owner themselves.

Unfortunately, it appears that Newsquest are lacking in this.
[quote][p][bold]OMPITA [Intl][/bold] wrote: If this doesn't contravene the Readers' Comments Site Terms of Reference, vis: Do not post anything that is 'false, abusive or malicious' then what does. Why is the Editor not immediately expunging these hateful submissions by the likes of IHTP? Doesn't anybody with any authority monitor the site?[/p][/quote]There are means available to any webmaster to track scum like this down. The only constraint is the willingness of the website owner themselves. Unfortunately, it appears that Newsquest are lacking in this. costa-del-blowfly
  • Score: 7

12:29am Tue 28 Jan 14

_Lotus_ says...

OMPITA wrote:
If this doesn't contravene the Readers' Comments Site Terms of Reference, vis: Do not post anything that is 'false, abusive or malicious' then what does.

Why is the Editor not immediately expunging these hateful submissions by the likes of IHTP?

Doesn't anybody with any authority monitor the site?
I just reported that comment, it is disgusting, everybody report it and demand that person's IP number be banned, it is truly awful.
[quote][p][bold]OMPITA [Intl][/bold] wrote: If this doesn't contravene the Readers' Comments Site Terms of Reference, vis: Do not post anything that is 'false, abusive or malicious' then what does. Why is the Editor not immediately expunging these hateful submissions by the likes of IHTP? Doesn't anybody with any authority monitor the site?[/p][/quote]I just reported that comment, it is disgusting, everybody report it and demand that person's IP number be banned, it is truly awful. _Lotus_
  • Score: 7

12:30am Tue 28 Jan 14

_Lotus_ says...

To the woman in the news article, there are no words that will help, this is truly awful, my heart goes out to you.
To the woman in the news article, there are no words that will help, this is truly awful, my heart goes out to you. _Lotus_
  • Score: 7

1:04am Tue 28 Jan 14

costa-del-blowfly says...

_Lotus_ wrote:
OMPITA wrote:
If this doesn't contravene the Readers' Comments Site Terms of Reference, vis: Do not post anything that is 'false, abusive or malicious' then what does.

Why is the Editor not immediately expunging these hateful submissions by the likes of IHTP?

Doesn't anybody with any authority monitor the site?
I just reported that comment, it is disgusting, everybody report it and demand that person's IP number be banned, it is truly awful.
It's not about banning a specific IP (although banning this scum is the goal). The IP(s) of this user will be recorded in the Newsquest's server log files. Once associated with the offending posts followed by a request sent to the identified ISP, the individual can be identified.

The ball is in Newsquest's court.
[quote][p][bold]_Lotus_[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OMPITA [Intl][/bold] wrote: If this doesn't contravene the Readers' Comments Site Terms of Reference, vis: Do not post anything that is 'false, abusive or malicious' then what does. Why is the Editor not immediately expunging these hateful submissions by the likes of IHTP? Doesn't anybody with any authority monitor the site?[/p][/quote]I just reported that comment, it is disgusting, everybody report it and demand that person's IP number be banned, it is truly awful.[/p][/quote]It's not about banning a specific IP (although banning this scum is the goal). The IP(s) of this user will be recorded in the Newsquest's server log files. Once associated with the offending posts followed by a request sent to the identified ISP, the individual can be identified. The ball is in Newsquest's court. costa-del-blowfly
  • Score: 6

7:09am Tue 28 Jan 14

OMPITA [Intl] says...

I believe this situation reflects a very poor quality of management and control by the Editor of the Southend Standard.

Clearly there is a fairly narrow path to be trodden between allowing people to have a reasonable ‘freedom of speech’ and stepping in when ‘things get out of hand’ - or worse still, denying the opportunity in the first instance.

There doesn't seem to be any common standard applied across the Newsquest ‘Essex Empire’ at large.

For example, the Harwich and Manningtree Standard is in my opinion a case where the ability for readers to comment is virtually stifled - with relatively very few stories open for Readers’ to comment upon in the first instance. That I feel is very sad and I am left wondering why there is such an apparent policy for the Harwich readership. Perhaps the H&MS has been badly bitten by some troll type abusers of the privilege in the past? It would be interesting to know!

Whilst this current Southend Standard example seems to show a weak and pusillanimous approach by the Editor it is gratifying to report that there are some Essex Newsquest Editors who do manage to strike a pretty good balance. As an example I refer to the Braintree & Witham Times.

The editorial staff of the B&WT come in for a fair share of reasonably good natured constructive criticism (usually well-deserved I might add!) which they do rather graciously take fairly and squarely on the chin.

When needs be however they do react quite swiftly to comments of an injudicious nature that perhaps could be considered to be somewhat ‘over the top’ and likely to cause offence or distress. They are not averse to removing the said comments or even ‘pulling the plug’ on the contributor if they deem that to be an appropriate line of action to take.

It’s a pity that one or two other Essex Newsquest Editors can’t learn from and follow the example set by the B&WT.
I believe this situation reflects a very poor quality of management and control by the Editor of the Southend Standard. Clearly there is a fairly narrow path to be trodden between allowing people to have a reasonable ‘freedom of speech’ and stepping in when ‘things get out of hand’ - or worse still, denying the opportunity in the first instance. There doesn't seem to be any common standard applied across the Newsquest ‘Essex Empire’ at large. For example, the Harwich and Manningtree Standard is in my opinion a case where the ability for readers to comment is virtually stifled - with relatively very few stories open for Readers’ to comment upon in the first instance. That I feel is very sad and I am left wondering why there is such an apparent policy for the Harwich readership. Perhaps the H&MS has been badly bitten by some troll type abusers of the privilege in the past? It would be interesting to know! Whilst this current Southend Standard example seems to show a weak and pusillanimous approach by the Editor it is gratifying to report that there are some Essex Newsquest Editors who do manage to strike a pretty good balance. As an example I refer to the Braintree & Witham Times. The editorial staff of the B&WT come in for a fair share of reasonably good natured constructive criticism (usually well-deserved I might add!) which they do rather graciously take fairly and squarely on the chin. When needs be however they do react quite swiftly to comments of an injudicious nature that perhaps could be considered to be somewhat ‘over the top’ and likely to cause offence or distress. They are not averse to removing the said comments or even ‘pulling the plug’ on the contributor if they deem that to be an appropriate line of action to take. It’s a pity that one or two other Essex Newsquest Editors can’t learn from and follow the example set by the B&WT. OMPITA [Intl]
  • Score: 5

7:52am Tue 28 Jan 14

DogsMessInLeigh says...

_Lotus_ wrote:
OMPITA wrote:
If this doesn't contravene the Readers' Comments Site Terms of Reference, vis: Do not post anything that is 'false, abusive or malicious' then what does.

Why is the Editor not immediately expunging these hateful submissions by the likes of IHTP?

Doesn't anybody with any authority monitor the site?
I just reported that comment, it is disgusting, everybody report it and demand that person's IP number be banned, it is truly awful.
The trouble when banning an ip is that it could be a shared ip used by other people so would also be banning them and stop traffic flow to the Echo website, some could also be masking their true ip.
Someone from the echo does monitor the posts, but not 24/7 and some can easily get missed as they possibly don't read all the posts, the best way is report option then they can get direct to the offending post, theres been many of late truely spiteful ones(many probably don't really mean them though just seeking attention) ...i understand freedom of speech but some of the posts are something else, i am also sure the police do read through posts as some info useful to them can be gathered on open cases.
The final option is for the Echo to have 3 or 4 'moderators' covering the comments section editing or deleting some comments.
[quote][p][bold]_Lotus_[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OMPITA [Intl][/bold] wrote: If this doesn't contravene the Readers' Comments Site Terms of Reference, vis: Do not post anything that is 'false, abusive or malicious' then what does. Why is the Editor not immediately expunging these hateful submissions by the likes of IHTP? Doesn't anybody with any authority monitor the site?[/p][/quote]I just reported that comment, it is disgusting, everybody report it and demand that person's IP number be banned, it is truly awful.[/p][/quote]The trouble when banning an ip is that it could be a shared ip used by other people so would also be banning them and stop traffic flow to the Echo website, some could also be masking their true ip. Someone from the echo does monitor the posts, but not 24/7 and some can easily get missed as they possibly don't read all the posts, the best way is report option then they can get direct to the offending post, theres been many of late truely spiteful ones(many probably don't really mean them though just seeking attention) ...i understand freedom of speech but some of the posts are something else, i am also sure the police do read through posts as some info useful to them can be gathered on open cases. The final option is for the Echo to have 3 or 4 'moderators' covering the comments section editing or deleting some comments. DogsMessInLeigh
  • Score: 7

9:07am Tue 28 Jan 14

OMPITA [Intl] says...

I think that this is an issue which should be addressed as a Newsquest (UK) wide policy matter, as opposed to the likes of us 'hoi polloi' having a go at Editors of individual local papers.

A week ago I saw fit to report a submission (to another Newsquest Essex paper) that I personally felt went well ‘beyond the pale’ and ought to have been deleted. Judge for yourselves. The wording I felt to be unacceptably offensive was:

‘Il rob your mum at knifepoint, you know, just to put food on my table. And we'll see how you feel about that? In fact I hope somebody robs you at knifepoint but actually uses the knife as I'd quite like you to die’.

To date it is still published (albeit now within the relevant archives) for all to see and I have no idea why my comments appear not to have been acted upon. Am I being over-sensitive or what?

I would like to see a simple common procedure put in place across the whole Newsquest (UK) network whereby complainants not only received an acknowledgement of receipt of their report (as currently happens) but are also furnished with a further follow up reply that briefly explains (where appropriate) the editorial decision to take no further action.

Surely that wouldn’t be too much to ask would it?
I think that this is an issue which should be addressed as a Newsquest (UK) wide policy matter, as opposed to the likes of us 'hoi polloi' having a go at Editors of individual local papers. A week ago I saw fit to report a submission (to another Newsquest Essex paper) that I personally felt went well ‘beyond the pale’ and ought to have been deleted. Judge for yourselves. The wording I felt to be unacceptably offensive was: ‘Il rob your mum at knifepoint, you know, just to put food on my table. And we'll see how you feel about that? In fact I hope somebody robs you at knifepoint but actually uses the knife as I'd quite like you to die’. To date it is still published (albeit now within the relevant archives) for all to see and I have no idea why my comments appear not to have been acted upon. Am I being over-sensitive or what? I would like to see a simple common procedure put in place across the whole Newsquest (UK) network whereby complainants not only received an acknowledgement of receipt of their report (as currently happens) but are also furnished with a further follow up reply that briefly explains (where appropriate) the editorial decision to take no further action. Surely that wouldn’t be too much to ask would it? OMPITA [Intl]
  • Score: 7

9:16am Tue 28 Jan 14

OMPITA [Intl] says...

I have just noticed that the offensive wording has now been expunged.

Well done to the staff of the Southend Echo!!

I do hope that the Editor will consider forwarding my comments apropos Newsquest (UK) wide policy up the chain of command for top level consideration.
I have just noticed that the offensive wording has now been expunged. Well done to the staff of the Southend Echo!! I do hope that the Editor will consider forwarding my comments apropos Newsquest (UK) wide policy up the chain of command for top level consideration. OMPITA [Intl]
  • Score: 6

11:05am Tue 28 Jan 14

Crazy_Rider says...

OMPITA wrote:
I have just noticed that the offensive wording has now been expunged.

Well done to the staff of the Southend Echo!!

I do hope that the Editor will consider forwarding my comments apropos Newsquest (UK) wide policy up the chain of command for top level consideration.
I doubt that will happen. I saw the comment too. It's just words ain't it. Freedom of speech.
[quote][p][bold]OMPITA [Intl][/bold] wrote: I have just noticed that the offensive wording has now been expunged. Well done to the staff of the Southend Echo!! I do hope that the Editor will consider forwarding my comments apropos Newsquest (UK) wide policy up the chain of command for top level consideration.[/p][/quote]I doubt that will happen. I saw the comment too. It's just words ain't it. Freedom of speech. Crazy_Rider
  • Score: -9

11:12am Tue 28 Jan 14

Happy Chickie says...

Crazy_Rider wrote:
OMPITA wrote:
I have just noticed that the offensive wording has now been expunged.

Well done to the staff of the Southend Echo!!

I do hope that the Editor will consider forwarding my comments apropos Newsquest (UK) wide policy up the chain of command for top level consideration.
I doubt that will happen. I saw the comment too. It's just words ain't it. Freedom of speech.
While I do agree that the remarks were offensive but people should be able to say, what they like, within reason here without worrying about being censored all the time. Crikey we are the most repressed country in the world and you want to make even more so.

Please don't take my comments the wrong way, but maybe sometimes you should just not read fully the comments you deem disgusting.
[quote][p][bold]Crazy_Rider[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OMPITA [Intl][/bold] wrote: I have just noticed that the offensive wording has now been expunged. Well done to the staff of the Southend Echo!! I do hope that the Editor will consider forwarding my comments apropos Newsquest (UK) wide policy up the chain of command for top level consideration.[/p][/quote]I doubt that will happen. I saw the comment too. It's just words ain't it. Freedom of speech.[/p][/quote]While I do agree that the remarks were offensive but people should be able to say, what they like, within reason here without worrying about being censored all the time. Crikey we are the most repressed country in the world and you want to make even more so. Please don't take my comments the wrong way, but maybe sometimes you should just not read fully the comments you deem disgusting. Happy Chickie
  • Score: -8

11:25am Tue 28 Jan 14

OMPITA [Intl] says...

'Just words' maybe.......

But what a stinking horrible society we've become if we casually accept such vindictive viscous stuff of that nature that without protest.

The likes of us, who of our own volition, choose to stick our necks out by proffering our (sometimes outlandish) thoughts and opinions must accept that
we are fair game for some robust return comments. Fair dinkum!

If we don't like it, then we shouldn't offer ourselves up as Aunt Sallys in the first place. But picking on a poor lady who has undergone such a devastating experience as she did? No way, that can't be right under any circumstances!
'Just words' maybe....... But what a stinking horrible society we've become if we casually accept such vindictive viscous stuff of that nature that without protest. The likes of us, who of our own volition, choose to stick our necks out by proffering our (sometimes outlandish) thoughts and opinions must accept that we are fair game for some robust return comments. Fair dinkum! If we don't like it, then we shouldn't offer ourselves up as Aunt Sallys in the first place. But picking on a poor lady who has undergone such a devastating experience as she did? No way, that can't be right under any circumstances! OMPITA [Intl]
  • Score: 8

11:38am Tue 28 Jan 14

OMPITA [Intl] says...

Happy Chicky claims that we live in the most repressed country in the world?

Good Grief! Me thinks Happy Chicky spends too much time pecking at the ground. Time to look up and see what's happening around the world beyond these shores.

For starters, how many death sentences have been handed down in Pakistan recently for 'Blasphemy'?

And let's not even mention Saudi Arabia!
Happy Chicky claims that we live in the most repressed country in the world? Good Grief! Me thinks Happy Chicky spends too much time pecking at the ground. Time to look up and see what's happening around the world beyond these shores. For starters, how many death sentences have been handed down in Pakistan recently for 'Blasphemy'? And let's not even mention Saudi Arabia! OMPITA [Intl]
  • Score: 6

11:42am Tue 28 Jan 14

Happy Chickie says...

OMPITA wrote:
'Just words' maybe.......

But what a stinking horrible society we've become if we casually accept such vindictive viscous stuff of that nature that without protest.

The likes of us, who of our own volition, choose to stick our necks out by proffering our (sometimes outlandish) thoughts and opinions must accept that
we are fair game for some robust return comments. Fair dinkum!

If we don't like it, then we shouldn't offer ourselves up as Aunt Sallys in the first place. But picking on a poor lady who has undergone such a devastating experience as she did? No way, that can't be right under any circumstances!
But what a stinking horrible society we've become if we casually accept such vindictive viscous stuff of that nature that without protest.


No one is accepting it - I think many people, myself included reported his comments. Go on any thread and you will find nasty horrible people that seem to enjoy being hurtful and mean. But now and then you just have to let it go or you will drive yourself crazy.

It was terrible to pick on this poor lady I agree, but the offenders comments have been removed so move on and let people offer their thoughts on the story instead of a that nasty persons comments.

(Big fuzzy hug to you)
[quote][p][bold]OMPITA [Intl][/bold] wrote: 'Just words' maybe....... But what a stinking horrible society we've become if we casually accept such vindictive viscous stuff of that nature that without protest. The likes of us, who of our own volition, choose to stick our necks out by proffering our (sometimes outlandish) thoughts and opinions must accept that we are fair game for some robust return comments. Fair dinkum! If we don't like it, then we shouldn't offer ourselves up as Aunt Sallys in the first place. But picking on a poor lady who has undergone such a devastating experience as she did? No way, that can't be right under any circumstances![/p][/quote]But what a stinking horrible society we've become if we casually accept such vindictive viscous stuff of that nature that without protest. No one is accepting it - I think many people, myself included reported his comments. Go on any thread and you will find nasty horrible people that seem to enjoy being hurtful and mean. But now and then you just have to let it go or you will drive yourself crazy. It was terrible to pick on this poor lady I agree, but the offenders comments have been removed so move on and let people offer their thoughts on the story instead of a that nasty persons comments. (Big fuzzy hug to you) Happy Chickie
  • Score: 2

11:47am Tue 28 Jan 14

Happy Chickie says...

OMPITA wrote:
Happy Chicky claims that we live in the most repressed country in the world?

Good Grief! Me thinks Happy Chicky spends too much time pecking at the ground. Time to look up and see what's happening around the world beyond these shores.

For starters, how many death sentences have been handed down in Pakistan recently for 'Blasphemy'?

And let's not even mention Saudi Arabia!
No need to insult me and I think you should apologise for being nasty.
That was my opinion, you don't have to rip it apart.

What is with you?
[quote][p][bold]OMPITA [Intl][/bold] wrote: Happy Chicky claims that we live in the most repressed country in the world? Good Grief! Me thinks Happy Chicky spends too much time pecking at the ground. Time to look up and see what's happening around the world beyond these shores. For starters, how many death sentences have been handed down in Pakistan recently for 'Blasphemy'? And let's not even mention Saudi Arabia![/p][/quote]No need to insult me and I think you should apologise for being nasty. That was my opinion, you don't have to rip it apart. What is with you? Happy Chickie
  • Score: -5

12:26pm Tue 28 Jan 14

_Lotus_ says...

Happy Chickie wrote:
OMPITA wrote:
Happy Chicky claims that we live in the most repressed country in the world?

Good Grief! Me thinks Happy Chicky spends too much time pecking at the ground. Time to look up and see what's happening around the world beyond these shores.

For starters, how many death sentences have been handed down in Pakistan recently for 'Blasphemy'?

And let's not even mention Saudi Arabia!
No need to insult me and I think you should apologise for being nasty.
That was my opinion, you don't have to rip it apart.

What is with you?
You see, different when "just words" apply to you isn't it.

You could simply have just stopped reading I guess.... after all, isn't that what you advised others to do?
[quote][p][bold]Happy Chickie[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OMPITA [Intl][/bold] wrote: Happy Chicky claims that we live in the most repressed country in the world? Good Grief! Me thinks Happy Chicky spends too much time pecking at the ground. Time to look up and see what's happening around the world beyond these shores. For starters, how many death sentences have been handed down in Pakistan recently for 'Blasphemy'? And let's not even mention Saudi Arabia![/p][/quote]No need to insult me and I think you should apologise for being nasty. That was my opinion, you don't have to rip it apart. What is with you?[/p][/quote]You see, different when "just words" apply to you isn't it. You could simply have just stopped reading I guess.... after all, isn't that what you advised others to do? _Lotus_
  • Score: 8

12:59pm Tue 28 Jan 14

Happy Chickie says...

_Lotus_ wrote:
Happy Chickie wrote:
OMPITA wrote:
Happy Chicky claims that we live in the most repressed country in the world?

Good Grief! Me thinks Happy Chicky spends too much time pecking at the ground. Time to look up and see what's happening around the world beyond these shores.

For starters, how many death sentences have been handed down in Pakistan recently for 'Blasphemy'?

And let's not even mention Saudi Arabia!
No need to insult me and I think you should apologise for being nasty.
That was my opinion, you don't have to rip it apart.

What is with you?
You see, different when "just words" apply to you isn't it.

You could simply have just stopped reading I guess.... after all, isn't that what you advised others to do?
Have a nice day, seems like you could use one.
[quote][p][bold]_Lotus_[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Happy Chickie[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OMPITA [Intl][/bold] wrote: Happy Chicky claims that we live in the most repressed country in the world? Good Grief! Me thinks Happy Chicky spends too much time pecking at the ground. Time to look up and see what's happening around the world beyond these shores. For starters, how many death sentences have been handed down in Pakistan recently for 'Blasphemy'? And let's not even mention Saudi Arabia![/p][/quote]No need to insult me and I think you should apologise for being nasty. That was my opinion, you don't have to rip it apart. What is with you?[/p][/quote]You see, different when "just words" apply to you isn't it. You could simply have just stopped reading I guess.... after all, isn't that what you advised others to do?[/p][/quote]Have a nice day, seems like you could use one. Happy Chickie
  • Score: -5

8:04am Wed 29 Jan 14

Carley28 says...

I had exact same thing on 2001 I was 16. I woke up one morning bleeding quite a bit. I went too hospital where I stayed fr few hours. They sent me home. I went back few days later still bleeding they left me with my baby in side me. Then they decide too put me in labour I have birth to him his heart was Beating and was like that for a while. The midwife have him too me and said his arms will start twitching but don't worry it's just him dying. Disgusting thing too say. He weighed 1lb 2oz. I please with her to save him. She said no we can't all his face is black and purple where all blood rushed too his head. It's there fair bcoz they could of took him out days before. An rushed him too London I was 22weeks and 6 days. The midwife I still remember her name will never forget the way she treated me and wat she said. I don't no if it's too late too sue them I'm still sufferin 12 years on. I was only young and didn't think of sueing them. They need to sort it out over there too many baby's have died due to there stupidity. X
I had exact same thing on 2001 I was 16. I woke up one morning bleeding quite a bit. I went too hospital where I stayed fr few hours. They sent me home. I went back few days later still bleeding they left me with my baby in side me. Then they decide too put me in labour I have birth to him his heart was Beating and was like that for a while. The midwife have him too me and said his arms will start twitching but don't worry it's just him dying. Disgusting thing too say. He weighed 1lb 2oz. I please with her to save him. She said no we can't all his face is black and purple where all blood rushed too his head. It's there fair bcoz they could of took him out days before. An rushed him too London I was 22weeks and 6 days. The midwife I still remember her name will never forget the way she treated me and wat she said. I don't no if it's too late too sue them I'm still sufferin 12 years on. I was only young and didn't think of sueing them. They need to sort it out over there too many baby's have died due to there stupidity. X Carley28
  • Score: -5

8:06am Wed 29 Jan 14

Carley28 says...

I had exact same thing in 2001 I was 16. I woke up one morning bleeding quite a bit. I went too hospital where I stayed for few hours. They sent me home. I went back few days later still bleeding they left me with my baby in side me. Then they decide too put me in labour I have birth to him his heart was Beating and was like that for a while. The midwife gave him too me and said his arms will start twitching but don't worry it's just him dying. Disgusting thing too say. He weighed 1lb 2oz. I pleaded with her to save him. She said no we can't all his face is black and purple where all blood rushed too his head. It's there fault bcoz they could of took him out days before. An rushed him too London I was 22weeks and 6 days. The midwife I still remember her name will never forget the way she treated me and wat she said. I don't no if it's too late too sue them I'm still sufferin 12 years on. I was only young and didn't think of sueing them. They need to sort it out over there too many baby's have died due to there stupidity. X
I had exact same thing in 2001 I was 16. I woke up one morning bleeding quite a bit. I went too hospital where I stayed for few hours. They sent me home. I went back few days later still bleeding they left me with my baby in side me. Then they decide too put me in labour I have birth to him his heart was Beating and was like that for a while. The midwife gave him too me and said his arms will start twitching but don't worry it's just him dying. Disgusting thing too say. He weighed 1lb 2oz. I pleaded with her to save him. She said no we can't all his face is black and purple where all blood rushed too his head. It's there fault bcoz they could of took him out days before. An rushed him too London I was 22weeks and 6 days. The midwife I still remember her name will never forget the way she treated me and wat she said. I don't no if it's too late too sue them I'm still sufferin 12 years on. I was only young and didn't think of sueing them. They need to sort it out over there too many baby's have died due to there stupidity. X Carley28
  • Score: -6

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