Pregnant woman gives birth outside Mexican clinic after being kept waiting for two hours

13 Oct

A disturbing photo of 28-year-old Irma López Aurelio and her newborn was featured on the cover of the La Razón de México newspaper.

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A disturbing photo of a mom and her newborn with the umbilical cord still attached made the front page of a Mexican publication this week, raising questions about why the woman delivered her baby right outside a medical clinic.

The woman and the infant were brought inside the Oaxaca facility last week after the delivery and given proper treatment, GlobalPost.com reported. But health officials in Mexico are investigating why the woman was not in the clinic at the time she gave birth. The woman waited over two hours for treatment, according to the La Razón de México newspaper, which ran the photo.

The pregnant woman, identified by La Razon as Irma López Aurelio, 28, woke up in her home just before dawn Oct. 2, disturbed by her increasingly strong contractions.

Full Story: http://www.nydailynews.com

 

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