Sued midwife in trouble over second homebirth

A midwife ordered to pay $6.6 million in damages for a botched Sydney homebirth has now been found guilty of misconduct in a second homebirth case involving a baby with hypothermia.

But she contiunes to evade authorities, who have a warrant out for her arrest.

Akal Khalsa, a private Sydney midwife, was successfully sued by a six-year-old boy in September for negligently recommending and conducting his homebirth in 2006.

The boy experienced hypoxia and was left with cerebral palsy.

Three weeks after the

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