UPDATE: Mother, unborn child die at Sangre Grande Hospital

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 13:15

Investigations this afternoon into the death of a woman at the Sangre Grande General Hospital.

Reports are Shivana Laura Sookram went to the maternity clinic yesterday where it was discovered that her baby had no heartbeat.

An emergency caesarean was arranged and performed around 5 o’clock last afternoon to remove the dead baby.

Two hours later the woman was warded at the intensive care unit of the hospital after being stabilized.

However, her parents were notified just half an hour later that she had died. It’s being reported that the woman had fluid in her lungs. She was the mother of two other children, two boys aged 10 and 1.

The Eastern Regional Health Authority says an investigation will be conducted.