These images show the newborn baby girl whose face doctors badly cut when performing a caesarean section.
The incident took place at a public hospital in the city of Kyshtym in south-western Russia’s Chelyabinsk Oblast region when 19-year-old Darya Kadochnikova was giving birth.
Darya was taken to the hospital and had planned a normal birth but when her baby changed position inside her doctors decided a caesarean section would be safer.
Local media report that initially, doctors gave Darya epidural anaesthesia but since she could still feel everything, the medical team had to sedate the patient by giving her an intravenous anaesthesia.
After waking up Darya was shocked to see a large cut on her daughter’s face.
The doctors have told the mother that her newborn girl “shouldn’t have moved too much”.
The mother herself reportedly suffered from a high fever following her C-section.
Even though she is currently taking antibiotics, she is reportedly still breastfeeding her daughter.
Netizen ‘Vera Kudoyarova-Burtseva’ said: “I feel so bad for this girl, but bottom line she is alive.”
Another one named ‘Kirill Durnovtsev’ commented: “At least it wasn’t her eye.”
While ‘Vera Vladimirova’ added: “If I was that woman, I would have started a massive confrontation out there. And I would sue them too.”
The hospital is yet to comment on the incident.
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Story By: Anastasia Smirnova, Sub-Editor: Joseph Golder, Agency: Central European News
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