- The Airport Women's Hospital has been sued after being accused of negligence by a woman who lost her baby
- The woman, Mavis Aklamanu, lost the baby after prolonged labour and rescheduling of a planned caesarean section
- Mavis Aklamanu is demanding GH¢5 million from the hospital as damages for the loss and trauma
A woman has sued the Airport Women's Hospital for GH¢5 million after she accused of it negligence that led to the death of her newborn baby.
She is suing for the money as damages for the pain and trauma caused her.
The woman, Mavis Aklamanu, lost the baby after prolonged labour and rescheduling of a planned caesarean section.
Narrating her experience to TV3 news, Mavis said she first opted for a natural birth procedure but was later prepped for the Caesarian session.
She also said she was left unattended for hours after failed attempts to draw the attention of the nurses and doctors all through the night.
The caesarian session was performed after a long wait, but the baby did not survive.
"The hospital has been very unprofessional in the discharge of their duties, and as a result of this, we lost our child. So, all I want is justice for my child. We want justice," she said.
Meanwhile, the hospital's management has refused to discuss the specifics of the incident.
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