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Medic describe moment doctor asked mom to push before baby was decapitated in botched surgery

By: Keerthi Mohan

A colleague of Dr Vaishnavy Laxman has described the moment the doctor asked the mother of the baby to give a good push during the botched surgery that saw the baby’s head being decapitated inside the mother’s womb. Doctors at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee told a tribunal that they believed they were preparing for a c-section when Laxman asked the mother, who was only about 3 cm dialted, to give a good push. “Dr Laxman was encouraging the patient to push and she was pulling the baby down – this was not what I was expecting,” Dr Shmaila Siddiki said at the…

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