Max Hospital found guilty in newborn baby death case

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The incident took place in a private facility called Max Hospital on November 30 when doctors handed over the baby and his twin brother in a plastic bag telling the family that both the children were stillborn due to their premature birth.

The baby boy is now reportedly receiving treatment at the Delhi New Born Centre and is in a critical condition, according to news.com.au.

Recalling the ordeal, he said, "We were given two babies in one yellow-coloured polythene bag. We are in constant touch with the parents and are providing all the support needed".

Along with this are claims by the boy's father that the hospital had asked them to pay a fee for keeping the baby in the nursery, with the child being declared dead while they were discussing whether to keep the newborn there or not.

Several hours after the babies' bodies were given to their families for burial, however, their parents noticed one was still moving.

"We are shaken and concerned at this rare incident", the hospital said in a statement USA Today reported.

The family of the twins said they didn't receive any news from the hospital for days after the deliveries. The second child was stillborn; the first was declared dead a short time later.

Police sources added that they were also expecting that the doctors will join investigations only after Max Hospital concludes its own probe.

Health Minister Satyendar Jain on December 1 ordered an inquiry. The doctors wanted more money to improve her chances of surviving. "Our hospitals are equipped with state-of-art ... machines to ensure that you have access to all medical facilities", its website says.

"There is definitely a mistake", Aggarwal said.

"While the inquiry by the expert group which includes external experts from Indian Medical Association (IMA) is still in process, we have chose to terminate the services of the two treating doctors", the hospital added. "This strict action has been taken on the basis of our initial discussions with the expert group and as a reflection of our commitment to higher standards of care". "But let the inquiry committee find out".

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