Eastern Regional Health Authority

UPDATE: Mother, unborn child die at Sangre Grande Hospital

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.