Mother dies after giving birth at NA Hospital

first_imgA 31-year-old mother of one died after giving birth at the New Amsterdam Hospital.Dead is Dawn Cobis of Kimbia, Berbice River.Reports are the woman died last Wednesday after giving birth to a baby boy via a caesarean (C-section).Guyana Times understands that the woman reported to relatives that she was feeling unwell after being taken from the labour room to the maternity ward.Her relatives said that she told them that when this was reported to nurses on duty, they told her that she was “playing tricks”.Dead: Dawn CobisOn Monday, the relatives of the dead woman told this publication that relatives were still waiting for a proper explanation from the Hospital about Cobis’ death. This newspaper was told that the woman began experiencing pains on May 1 and was admitted and remained a patient at the Hospital for more than two weeks before the surgery was performed.The relatives said that when they made enquiries they were chased out of the Hospital.“We tell the nurse and we get chase out. We don’t know what happen…No, they not telling us anything,” one relative said.Meanwhile, relatives claimed that they then approached a doctor at the medical facility and were met with the same behaviour.“A doctor, she don’t have a name tag but she come out from inside where they does keep the dead and she come and start pointing her finger up in my face and asking why we call in the media and why we contact a lawyer,” the angry relative said.A post-mortem conducted on the body of Cobis last Friday was inconclusive, and body parts were allegedly removed for further tests to be carried out.Guyana Times understands that the New Amsterdam Hospital has launched an investigation into the death.Hospital sources confirmed that a report is being prepared on the incident. Cobis was laid to rest on Sunday at Kimbia.last_img

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