Joel Hulsey, KSDK
2:30 a.m. PST December 04, 2017
NEW DELHI – A doctor in India mistakenly declared a newborn as dead shortly after giving birth to the sister twin of the child.
Last Thursday, a doctor from Max Hospital in Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi, handed over a group of twins, a boy and a girl, according to The Hindustran Times . When giving birth, the mother of the children was told that the baby had been declared dead, while the baby was in critical condition.
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"I could not believe what I saw," said Praveen Mailk, the grandfather of the CNN twins.
Following a family complaint, Delhi Police and hospital officials opened a joint investigation. The findings were expected to be made public on Monday.
According to Hindustran Times, the boy's father, Ashish Kumar, alleged that the doctors who helped his wife give birth to babies requested Rs 50 lakh – about 75 cents in USD – to keep the baby alive, and other Rs 35,000 – approximately $ 540 in USD – to maintain the chances of his wife's survival.
"While the research of the expert group includes external IMA experts is still in process, we have decided to cancel the services of the two treating physicians, Dr. AP Mehta and Dr. Vishal Gupta in the case related to babies Extreme premature twins, "the hospital said in a statement on Sunday. as reported by The Hindustran Times . "This strict action has been taken on the basis of our initial discussions with the expert group and as a reflection of our commitment to higher standards of care."
Meanwhile, the family put their baby under the care of a nursing home in New Delhi. Family members are not sure if the newborn will survive.
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