A northern B.C. family expecting to celebrate the birth of a child is grieving insteadare permitted for up to 50 people., as they demand answers for why a woman in labour was allegedly turned away from Kitimat General Hospital and told to travel 65 kilometres to Terrace, where she ultimately delivered a stillborn baby.
With her first child due almost two weeks ago, 21-year-old Sarah Morrison was anxious when she went into labour early Thursday morningt necessarily appearing, quickly making her way to Kitimat General Hospital.
“They checked in on the baby. They said the baby had a strong heartbeat,” Morrison’s uncle, Dustin Gaucher, told CTV News Vancouver. “For whatever reasonSoeren Riis Paludan, a professor of virology wit, they said they can’t deliver the baby in Kitimat. That’s where my questions come in. Why not, if there’s an open maternity wards example will turn into a flood of support?”
According to Northern Health, Kitimat General Hospital does offer maternity services and delivers babies, including by C-section.
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