Mother Sent Home With Remains Of Fetus?

Posted on November 15, 2011


Tennessee ( — A Chattanooga woman who went into labor at 19 weeks and lost her baby, is complaining that Erlanger Medical Center sent her home with a foam cooler containing the fetal remains.

At 19 weeks, they can yawn. How bout that?

Twenty-two-year-old Melvina Brown said doctors tried for days to stop her contractions before she gave birth Sunday. She said the hospital told her there initially was a heartbeat.

Brown said she asked the hospital to keep the remains while she decided what to do but in the confusion signed papers agreeing to take them.

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