Kurnool, April 21: Call it a case of medical negligence or accidental, doctors at the Government Maternity Hospital, Nandyal in Kurnool district cut the head of an infant during a cesarean. The doctors have come under severe criticism.
It is reported that the pregnant woman Srilakshmi from Alaganuru village of Miduturu mandal was admitted to the Maternity Hospital at Nandyal in Kurnool district with labour pains.
The doctors at the hospital told the woman and her relatives that c-section was a safer option as the baby’s position had changed. The woman was then administered anesthesia. According to the doctors, the lady delivered a breech baby ( when a baby is born bottom first instead of head first). This forced the doctors to severed head, hospital claimed.
However the family alleged that, head of the baby was severed due to negligence of the doctors. The doctors however managed to remove the body of the infant without head. The husband of the woman alleged negligence of the doctors had resulted in the death of the baby.
Meanwhile, the mother developed fever as the head of the infant remained in her womb. The woman has now been shifted to Kurnool hospital for removal of head of the infant. No complaint has been filed by the family, at the time the story was published.