A Missouri obstetrician separated a baby’s head from his body during delivery and then shoved the newborn back into the mother and performed an emergency C-section to cover up the ghastly blunder, a couple claims in a lawsuit…The delivering doctor at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center, Dr. Gilbert Webb, refused to perform a C-section and “would only agree to deliver her baby by way of attempted trial of vaginal delivery,” the complaint said, according to Patch.
Webb refused to allow them to go to a different hospital, and “Betts consented to a trial of vaginal delivery under duress and protest,” the complaint said.
During the birth, the boy’s head breached, but the rest of his body got stuck in the birth canal, the complaint said.
In an attempt to pull the boy loose, Webb applied traction to his head and “separated (the boy’s) head from his cervical spine,” the complaint said.
Blood “shot out” from the newborn’s neck in full view of his parents, the complaint said.
Oh my GOD that’s horrible!
Yeah, that’s all I have for this one….