Cuttack: SCB Medical College once again seems to be embedded in a baby swapping controversy with a woman who gave birth to a child on January 27through the caesarean section at the Gynaecology and Obstetrics department of the hospital claiming her baby to have been swapped for another. She has lodged a complaint at Mangalabag police station alleging her baby has been swapped with another one.
The woman alleges to have been handed over someone else’s baby in place of her own. This despite the hospital having introduced a tagging system and keeping footprints of the newborns. The hospital as a precautionary measure also provides an entry ticket to the pregnant mother and all other documents of the admitted maintained from admission to discharge by the hospital.
The baby when handed over to the mother claimed that it was not hers.The allegation has shocked the hospital authorities reports Odisha TV.in.
In 2013 a Jaipur couple had made a similar accusation against the hospital of their baby boy being swapped with a baby girl at SCB Hospital.