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Midwife struck off for yanking a woman down a bed... by the umbilical cord!!

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beansprout · 11/05/2007 18:16

ouch!

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Ceolas · 11/05/2007 18:18

Definitely home birth for me.

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akaJamiesMum · 11/05/2007 18:20

OMG - glad she's been struck off.

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Quootiepie · 11/05/2007 18:25

I had problems with Watford General, will avoid it like the plague.

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SoupDragon · 11/05/2007 18:30
Shock
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MarsLady · 11/05/2007 18:31

Not good!

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misdee · 11/05/2007 18:32

twice!!

bloody hell!

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honeybunny · 11/05/2007 18:33

Unbelievable

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champs · 11/05/2007 18:35

poor woman(mum)!!

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hippipotami · 11/05/2007 18:41
Shock
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LadyTophamHatt · 11/05/2007 18:48

sodding hell!

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ChocolateFace · 11/05/2007 18:52

Thought this might be the midwife I had with DS2. It was more effort to get the plaenta out than the baby. A lot of pulling went on, and pieces of placenta were comming out for days after.

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singingmum · 11/05/2007 18:55

Poor thing
Can't believe this bet she's so scared of ever getting pg again.Am so that anyone is treated so badly especially on an occasion like this

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bananabump · 11/05/2007 18:56

Oh my god! That sounds horrific.

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SofiaAmes · 11/05/2007 18:58

Doesn't surprise me at all. After 40 hours of labor followed by an emergency cs, I got yelled at (literally) for bringing a bar of perfume free soap for washing my newborn with instead of "liquid soap." And my mother got yelled at for asking for a glass of water for me during my labor (I had done about 30 hours at that point).

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Greensleeves · 11/05/2007 19:00

My midwife when ds1 was born yanked the cord so hard she snapped it and we all got sprayed with blood. It was the least of my worries at the time.

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TheArmadillo · 11/05/2007 19:04

"She was also found guilty of failing to notice that the same woman suffered a severe post-partum haemorrhage after giving birth, losing more than 2l of blood."

And left the woman before she had completely delivered the placenta.

Poor woman

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lissielou · 11/05/2007 19:06

how disgusting! the poor mum, she must be so traumatised!

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Califrau · 11/05/2007 19:07

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Greensleeves · 11/05/2007 19:13

God, I wonder if it is the same midwife

Sounds identical so far.

I haven't clicked on the link, I've got enough problems. But sadly this doesn't surprise me at all.

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TheArmadillo · 11/05/2007 19:17

agency midwife at watford general.

Sorry you had to go through similar gs. It must have been pretty traumatic.

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Greensleeves · 11/05/2007 19:31

Definitely not the same woman then. Which is even more depressing really, isn't it.

Poor woman (the mother, not the fishwife, sorry midwife), I bet she feels like utter shit.

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Flamesparrow · 11/05/2007 19:39

I don't often cry over news things like that (does that make me sound evil?), but am in tears thinking what that poor woman went through.

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MrsMar · 11/05/2007 20:29

If that had happened to me I would have been inclined to pull her tits off and shout "see how you like it!" I am so shocked by that story!

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allgonebellyup · 11/05/2007 21:03

Poor woman!

i remember having my first baby in the grossest hospital in the north...the midwife put me in a hot bath after i'd given birth, and walked out the room and left me there!!
i think i dozed off cos i woke up in a bath full of blood - my skin was stained red and the water had turned from hot to freezing cold!! (was still v woozy from all the drugs)And the sun had risen - when i had got in it was dark...
Eventually she remembered me and hoisted me out (had no energy to stand as was loosing so much blood)..

My tosser of a dp had already gone home and abandoned me btw..

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allgonebellyup · 11/05/2007 21:04

losing NOT loosing

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