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Hospital gives woman only one baby although she claims to deliver ‘twins’

Hospital gives woman only one baby although she claims to deliver ‘twins’


What happened

On Tuesday a newborn baby reportedly went missing from Karachi’s largest public hospital Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), ARY News reported.

The details suggest that the infant went missing from JPMC Karachi after the woman reportedly gave birth to twins.

The father of the newly born infant has blamed doctors of JMPC for the alleged missing of the second child.

What you need to know

The husband has registered a case against the hospital administration for the alleged disappearance of his second baby.

In his report submitted to the police, he maintained that the ultrasound scan performed from a private laboratory had shown twins.

However, the doctors present at the emergency ward of JMPC told the parents that the woman had given birth to only one child whp was handed over to them after the delivery.

What do the authorities have to say?

Dr. Seemi Jamali, the head of the emergency at JPMC, told the media that the mix-up occurred due to ultrasound scan reports performed from two different laborites.

“Two ultrasounds sans were performed by woman and reports have shown two different results,” she said.

She maintained that the one ultrasound scan which was performed from a private laboratory confirmed twins but the ultrasound reported carried out by JPMC shown only one child.

Jamali also announced that a five-member committee has been formed to investigate the matter and parents of a newborn have been summoned to appear before the committee on February 18.

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