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Mother gives birth in hospital toilet bowl as midwives 'ignore desperate calls for help'
Daily Mail ^ | 1/25/11 | Staff

Posted on 01/24/2011 10:43:14 PM PST by Nachum

A mother who gave birth to her daughter in a hospital toilet said staff had ignored her desperate screams for help. Sharon Willoughby, 40, and her partner Richard Sum said they also rang the emergency alarm but waited in vain for 15minutes because staff thought 'she wanted a cup of tea'. Ms Willoughby had gone into the birthing unit at King's Mill Hospital in Nottinghamshire in November last year and was given drugs to induce the birth.But she claims she was not internally examined and went to the bathroom because of excruciating pain a few hours later that evening.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: birth; gives; hospital; mother

1 posted on 01/24/2011 10:43:17 PM PST by Nachum
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It looks like a nice modern hospital, shame the staff isn’t as good.


2 posted on 01/24/2011 10:51:41 PM PST by gleeaikin
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To: Nachum

A cup of tea? I think they need a full tea party over there.


3 posted on 01/24/2011 10:53:37 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: Nachum

These are daily stories to anyone following the UK press.

Total cover-up by the Regime Media in the USA.

A few dozen truth seekers will follow this on Free Republic.

99.999% of the American sheep will be oblivious to ObamaCare.


4 posted on 01/24/2011 10:58:42 PM PST by FormerACLUmember (Character is defined by how we treat those who society says have no value.)
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To: Nachum

I am going to get flamed for this, but I’ll say it anyway: DO NOT overuse your call light. If the health care providers thought she wanted a cup of tea, I’d bet a lot of money that she was asking for a lot of cups of tea, up until the point her labor got in her face.


5 posted on 01/24/2011 10:59:55 PM PST by retrocon (You can't multiply wealth by dividing it.)
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To: Nachum
Similar thing happened here to both my sister-in-law and to my cousin's wife. My brother-in-law caught their son as he was born while she was walking back to her bed from the bathroom...4th baby and things progressed incredibly fast.

It was the first baby for my cousin and his wife and the nurses didn't really believe them that it was time for the baby to come. His wife screamed at him and he ran to the end of the bed, caught the baby and yelled for the nurses.

Both dads joked that it would have been nice to receive a discount on the delivery fee ;-).

6 posted on 01/24/2011 11:36:52 PM PST by Spudx7
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To: retrocon
DO NOT overuse your call light. If the health care providers thought she wanted a cup of tea, I’d bet a lot of money that she was asking for a lot of cups of tea, up until the point her labor got in her face.

Thanks to ObamaCare, we'll soon see if this is the fault of the impersonality of national health care or of the mother. I pray you're right, although I am very skeptical.

7 posted on 01/25/2011 1:56:04 AM PST by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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When 0bamacare kicks in (no pun intended) there will be parking meters fixed to the bed-posts for your stay....credit cards and Am-Ex accepted....

Good luck trying to feed the money in if you are in a body cast or in the intensive care ward...

8 posted on 01/25/2011 2:33:54 AM PST by spokeshave (Issa is a self-made man. He was in the military doing bomb disposal, must be pretty fearless.)
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To: Nachum

Maybe the widwives don’t speak English, so we shouldn’t rush to blame them.


9 posted on 01/25/2011 2:47:52 AM PST by Right Wing Assault (Our Constitution: the new Inconvenient Truth)
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To: Nachum

The kid got a really crappy start in life.


10 posted on 01/25/2011 3:15:06 AM PST by PalmettoMason (It's easy being a menace to society when WAY OVER half the population is happy being sheep.)
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To: Nachum

“A cup of tea.”

Any other Moms laugh themselves sick at the thought of wanting a cup of tea while in labor?! Maybe I am the only one who told my husband to “stuff it” when he offered ice chips! Just a thought.


11 posted on 01/25/2011 7:06:49 AM PST by momtothree
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