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Couple fights, abandons baby on ventilator at hospital in Jamnagar

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A husband-wife duo abandoned their one-month-old newborn at a hospital. The newborn was admitted to the GG Hospital in Jamnagar and put on a ventilator some days ago.

Hospital authorities said that the couple had a fight about medical expenses and then the duo in a fit of anger left the baby in the hospital.

Doctors at the hospital said that at present an NGO has stepped in and the hospital has also pitched in to help fund the expenses of the baby’s treatment.

How the baby came to the hospital

Doctors said that the newborn is responding well to treatment and is on the mend. The hospital is now trying to trace the parents of the child who abandoned him in the hospital.

Hospital sources said that the baby, born a month ago, was brought to the hospital as his health had started deteriorating. The parents belong to Kalyanpur taluka in the district and work as labourers.

Hospital is trying to trace the parents and convince them to take the child.

 

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