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20 July 2011

Woman gives birth without help at hospital, and sues

A Pretoria woman is suing the state after giving birth, allegedly without the assistance of nurses. She was forced to lie in her own blood and was refused assistance by nurses.

A Pretoria woman is suing the state after giving birth, allegedly without the assistance of nurses, at Sebokeng hospital in the Vaal Triangle, law firm CP van Zyl Attorneys said.

"While I was in agony and scared to push on my own, the nurses left the ward then went to sit in the corridor and continued chatting and laughing."

Not allowed to breastfeed

After giving birth, Moleboheng claims she was not allowed to hold or breastfeed her baby boy.

 
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