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Hosp orders probe into delivery deaths at Lok Bandhu Hospital

Source: , Posted On:   28 November 2023

Lucknow: After family members of a 40-year-old woman, whose baby died during delivery and she also succumbed hours later, alleged medical negligence, Lok Bandhu Hospital on Monday constituted a five-member committee to probe into the matter.

According to the family, Aarti Sharma (40), a resident of Sarojininagar, was admitted to the hospital on November 24 following labour pain.While she was delivering a baby weighing five and a half kilograms – about one and a half kilograms above normal – the baby died. She was placed on ventilator but she also succumbed.
Her brother Kuldeep said that his sister was supposed to deliver through C section operation, but doctors under pressure from in-laws, decided to go for normal delivery, which led to the deaths of the mother and the baby.
Medical superintendent, Lok Bandhu hospital, Dr Ajay Tripathi said, “We have constituted a committee to investigate the matter and submit its report within a week. Action will be taken on the findings of the committee.”