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baby given wrong breast milk

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Poppet77 Tue 26-Aug-14 12:47:23

I am slightly concerned about an incident at the hospital where I gave birth to my baby by c section 3 weeks ago. I am sure my baby was syringe fed the wrong colostrum from the fridge (taken by the midwife) on the night after my c section. I was not really with it and didn't realise at the time, but only the next day I realised that the label was different (wrapped around the syringe where mine was in a labelled bag with no label on it). The hospital have admitted a mistake may have been made but have sort of just shrugged their shoulders and said there was nothing they could do and that I should make an appointment with my GP if I have health concerns about my baby ( ie get her tested for infection!). I know the probability is low but I am a bit worriedand feel that the hospital needs to be held more accountable for a potentially dangerous error. But not sure where I stand or what I can do. Anyone have similar stories or suggestions of a way forward?

Oh, I'm so sorry. I'm sure your baby is absolutely fine but I'd start by contacting your local PALs

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