It was almost the end of a 24-hour shift. Dr. Vaishnavy Laxman was performing a delivery on March 16th, 2014 at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee. Accidentally, she did something wrong. As a result, an unborn baby was decapitated in its mother’s womb.
The doctor opted for natural vaginal birth instead of Cesarean section that was a right choice in view of several complications the 30-year-old patient had.
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4 years were necessary to find the doctor guilty of the crime she had committed. Now, the tribunal panel will have to decide if the doctor should remain fit to practice medicine.
The subject should be given lots of thought, especially in view of what had happened and might happen in the future.