Baby decapitated during breech birth

The obstetrician faces being struck off 

UK: A consultant gynaecologist accidentally decapitated an unborn baby during a difficult breech delivery in an NHS maternity unit, a tribunal has heard.

Sad woman stillbirth

The woman, a 30-year-old primigravida known as Patient A, says she cannot forgive the doctor, who faces being struck off.

A medical tribunal has heard that Dr Vaishnavy Laxman, 41, should have given the patient an emergency caesarean section, but instead, she allegedly applied traction to the legs of the 25-week baby.

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