When birth is a life or death lottery: |The desperate crisis engulfing NHS maternity wards


When birth is a life or death lottery: |The desperate crisis engulfing NHS maternity wards

When birth is a life or death lottery: The desperate crisis engulfing NHS maternity wards

3:46 AM on 18th August 2011

Home births: Many women are now shelling out thousands of pounds to have babies at home rather than in hospital

Home births: Many women are now shelling out thousands of pounds to have babies at home rather than in hospital

Tragic end: Heather Paterson and Iain Croft

Tragic end: Heather Paterson and Iain Croft”s baby son Riley lived for just 35 minutes due to a number of blunders

Complications: Emma Brown and her partner Greg Carleton are seeking a formal apology after their baby Tobias was stillborn

Complications: Emma Brown and her partner Greg Carleton are seeking a formal apology after their baby Tobias was stillborn

Precious memories: The couple

Precious memories: The couple”s mementoes of Tobias include a blanket and teddy bear