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Argentina: Grieving Parents Find Baby Alive in Morgue
|Last Edited||Picimpalious Apr 11, 2012 11:09pm|
|News Date||Thursday, April 12, 2012 05:00:00 AM UTC0:0|
|Description||Five doctors at Perrando Hospital in northern Argentina have been suspended for declaring a baby stillborn, nailing her inside a coffin and placing her in a refrigerated room at the hospital morgue for 12 hours, Argentine media reported. |
The child, who was named Luz Milagros, or "Light Miracle," was found inside a coffin at the hospital in Chaco, a half day after her April 3 birth.
"We were told that the baby had hypothermia and that this may have weakened her heartbeat, which would have been accentuated because [her] heart rate was already low before birth," the baby's father, Fabian Veron, 31, told newspaper Clarín.