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Mother claims doctor, trying to deliver her baby, pulled on the head and neck so hard that the bones in the baby’s skull face and neck were broken before it was tightly wrapped in a blanket; lawsuit

The young mother, Jessica, reportedly went to the ER after her water broke. The doctors told her that she was diIated and began pushing. Unfortunately, the baby stopped descending because of shoulder dystocia, meaning the baby’s shoulders could not fit through.

Her doctor, Dr. Tracy, reportedly attempted to deliver the baby using different methods, including applying traction to the baby’s head, the lawsuit claimed.

The 20-year-old mother filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the hospital and her obstetrician after her newborn was allegedly dec-pitated during childbirth. Read the full story here ▶