Anaesthetist "slept in a chair" as patient lay on operating table giving birth during major surgery

Anaesthetist 'slept in a chair' as patient lay on operating table giving birth during major surgeryDr Rajat Banerjee was in another room with arms folded and head on chest Had given patient spinal injection before a caesarean was carried outFell asleep on another occasion after claiming to be 'unwell', hearing told Denies misconduct charges at Medical Practitioner's Tribunal Service By Steve Robson PUBLISHED: 15:40 GMT, 21 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:04 GMT, 21 March 2013 Accused: A disciplinary hearing was told Dr Rajat Banerjee was seen 'asleep in a chair' after giving a patient a spinal injection during a major operation An anaesthetist slept in a chair as his patient lay on the operating table giving birth, a hearing was told.

Wife bleeds to death after midwife persuades her to have homebirth, inquest hears

Wife bleeds to death after 'brainwashed' by midwife into having home birth, inquest hears Inquest hears midwife 'tugged' placenta out with great forceMidwife reassured husband the rest would come out 'naturally'Mother later rushed to hospital where doctors found 30 per cent of placenta remained in her body | UPDATED: 15:43 GMT, 5 September 2012 A woman who was so anxious about giving birth she hired a private midwife bled to death after her placenta was 'ripped out', an inquest heard.

How giving birth could leave some women with symptoms as traumatic as those from a terrorist attack

How giving birth could leave one in three new mothers with same symptoms as victims of terrorist attacks Symptoms include flashbacks and a rapid heart beat when reliving the event | UPDATED: 12:42 GMT, 9 August 2012 Labour: Symptoms include flashbacks and denial of the traumatic experience Women are not exaggerating when they say they go through hell when giving birth – one in three new mothers will develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, a new study claims.

Woman told six times by doctors her swollen tummy due to a car crash amazed after she gives birth

Woman who was told six times by doctors that her swollen tummy and missed periods were due to a car crash was PREGNANT Medics said Gemma Cleghorn's periods had stopped because of the trauma from crash'I kept thinking it was a dream.

Miracle as mother survives losing 12 PINTS of blood after giving birth to son (that"s more than is in most people)

Miracle as mother survives losing 12 PINTS of blood after giving birth to son (that's more than is in most people) Average woman has 8 to 10 pints of blood in her bodyRachel London lucky to be alive after losing 12 pints while giving birth to Jacob, who weighed 11lbs 2oz She had blood transfusion, then emergency surgery to stem blood flowJacob taken to special care unit with vomiting bug | UPDATED: 14:43 GMT, 3 July 2012 A mother almost died after losing an astonishing 12 pints of blood while giving birth to a boy weighing more than 11lbs.

How labour lasts longer for nervous mothers: Birth can take extra 90 minutes if you are worried

How labour lasts longer for nervous mothers: Birth can take extra 90 minutes if you are worried Up to a fifth of women are scared of giving birth | UPDATED: 01:06 GMT, 27 June 2012 Women who are nervous about giving birth have far longer labours – taking an extra hour and a half to deliver their baby, say researchers.