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Mother / Baby Mix-Ups - 2009



 

Pair were switched at birth

The Spokesman Review - Jill Barville - ‎Oct 1, 2009‎

She'd been switched at birth with another baby. The blond-haired, blue-eyed Shafer was born May 3, 1953, at Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Heppner, Ore. ...

Baby blunder uncovered at HK hospital

Independent Online - ‎Aug 17, 2009‎

... identification wrist bracelet belonging to another baby girl in a cot next to the mother's bed, the Hong Kong Hospital Authority said. The mix-up at the ...

Breast-feeding error adds to mix-up moms' miseries

The Standard - ‎Aug 17, 2009‎

On August 8, the mother of the baby on No 10 bed found the newborn was wearing a bracelet No 25. After being informed, the medical staff discovered the baby ...

Probe launched after newborns mixed up The Standard

Baby Swap: Mum Wins Damages Over Mix-Up

Sky News - ‎Jul 20, 2009‎

A mother has been awarded damages after finding out she took home the wrong baby after giving birth in a South Korean hospital 16 years ago. ...

Baby mix-up discovered 16 years later Toronto Star

Parents win damages for baby mix-up

Two grannies find out about birth mix-up

The Times - ‎May 16, 2009‎

Two adult women are calling themselves “twisters”, after discovering that they were accidentally switched at birth. Kay Rene Qualls and DeeAnn Shafer were ...

US women discover they were switched at birth

guardian.co.uk - ‎May 14, 2009‎

... forward and confided in one of Kay Rene's brothers that while still alive Marjorie had told her that the babies had been mistakenly switched at birth. ...

Switched at birth: the wrong cot

guardian.co.uk - ‎May 14, 2009‎

1995 Two mothers in South Africa decided to keep their sons on finding they were accidentally switched at birth six years earlier; they did not want the ...

Russian, Chechen babies switched at birth: report

AFP - ‎Apr 20, 2009‎ MOSCOW (AFP) — A Russian hospital faces fines for negligence in the switching of a Russian baby and a Chechen baby after the families discovered the mix-up ...

Hospital used wrong sperm to fertilise eggs

Times Online - ‎Apr 25, 2009‎

The HFEA told clinics about the mix-up in May 2007 but the public was again not informed. The pregnancy ended in miscarriage. At about the same time, ...

Name game in hospital baby mix-up

The Age - ‎Apr 17, 2009‎

"But I can assure everyone that there is no chance that any baby has gone home with the wrong mother," she said. "That absolutely has not happened and every ...

Man switched at birth visits 2 families

United Press International - ‎Mar 5, 2009‎

Five years ago, DNA testing uncovered the mix-up. George has since written a book, "Switched at Birth: My Life in Someone Else's World. ...

Man swapped as baby springs surprise on mum

Otago Daily Times - ‎Mar 3, 2009‎

They have met in person twice since the discovery through DNA testing that Mr George (62) and Jim Churchman had been switched at birth in hospital in ...

Couples to get damages for switched babies
Times of the Internet, Ohio - Feb 3, 2009
A Czech hospital has been ordered to pay damages to the families of two girls who were switched at birth and spent 10 months with the wrong parents. ...

DNA Solves Switched at Birth Mystery ... After 57 Years
PR Web (press release), WA - Jan 26, 2009
DNA solves another mystery when 57 year old Fred George discovered he was switched at birth. Fred's father, John George, occasionally - sometimes in fun and ...

Woman delivers a girl, 'gets' a boy
Times of India, India - Oct 4, 2008
HYDERABAD: It was a case of a classic mix-up in the delivery room. Two couples had to spend anxious moments at the Government Maternity Hospital at Nayapul ...

The case of the exchanged babies frays nerves, raises questions
Radio Prague, Czech Republic - Sep 18, 2008
Here is the biological mother of baby Veronika, Jaroslava Trojanová speaking to the press: “If it was down to me, then I would rather keep Nikola. ...

Mothers' anguish over baby mix-up
BBC News, UK - Aug 29, 2008
The chief operations officer at the clininc, Dr Muvili Simba, is quoted in the Sowetan as saying the other mother has been told about the baby's death. ...
Babies mix-up, mom shocked Sowetan
Dreadful act by clinic Sowetan
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Look back at case involving babies switched at birth
WDBJ7.com, VA - Jul 4, 2008
The story that dominated the news in this region at the end of the last century began in 1995. However, it might never have become public had it not been ...

Expectant mum has 30 hours of ‘HIV’ hell
Stockport Express, UK - Jul 2, 2008
People can become infected by unprotected sex, contaminated needles, breast milk, transmission from an infected mother to her baby at delivery, ...

Baby switch cost Jerusalem hospital NIS 2 million
Ha'aretz, Israel - Jun 24, 2008
... Court ordered Makassed Hospital in East Jerusalem to pay NIS 2 million to two sets of parents and their children who were switched at birth. ...

DNA test reveals neither parent is hers
OCRegister, CA - Jun 23, 2008
And she'd like to know how she wound up in her mother's arms, depicted in countless baby photos stored in an album beneath her bed. ...

Two families, 10 years later
New River Valley Current, VA - 11 hours ago
The girls switched at birth, Rebecca Chittum (left) and Callie Conley flank Pam Conley as they pose for a Christmas portrait in 2006. ...

Baby switch cost Jerusalem hospital NIS 2 million
Ha'aretz, Israel - Jun 24, 2008
... Court ordered Makassed Hospital in East Jerusalem to pay NIS 2 million to two sets of parents and their children who were switched at birth. ...

DNA test reveals neither parent is hers
OCRegister, CA - Jun 23, 2008
And she'd like to know how she wound up in her mother's arms, depicted in countless baby photos stored in an album beneath her bed. ...

Ned Holstein: How Much is Paternity Fraud Worth?
Men's News Daily, CA - Apr 22, 2008
Holstein writes: "Two mothers are suing an Illinois hospital because their newborn babies were switched at birth. Although the mistake was rectified within ...

Two Mothers Fight Over Baby Boy After Hospital Mix-up in Southern ...
MedIndiaIndia - Apr 18, 2008
The well-known prejudices against the girl children came to the fore and neither mother would accept the baby girl now. Faheed abruptly stopped feeding the ...

State Health Department: Babies Accidentally Switched at Hospital
KFVSMO - Apr 11, 2008
Some how, some way the wrong baby went home with the wrong mother. The mix up wasn't discovered until one of the set of parents were already in their home. ...
Babies Switched At Area Hospital WPSD
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DNA test reveals boy's parents in baby mix-up
CNN-IBNIndia - Apr 23, 2008
... wrapped around them – who was their mother? A mix-up by hospital staff led to the baby boy being given to Kamakshi and the baby girl to Farhath Begum. ...

Joint Commission now reviewing baby switch at Heartland Regional
The Southern, IL - Apr 15, 2008
... unanticipated death of a full-term infant; abduction of any individual receiving care, treatment or services; discharge of an infant to the wrong family ...

Newborns Switched at Birth in Illinois Hospital
WBKOKY - Apr 15, 2008
It's what every new parent dreads - their newborn baby switched at birth and sent home with the wrong family. It happened in Illinois, with two moms each ...

A Mother's Nightmare: Babies Switched at Birth
ABC News - Apr 14, 2008
By CHRIS STRATHMANN, RICH McHUGH and IMAEYEN IBANGA New mother Kassie Hopkins had an eerie feeling when she was handed her newborn son after his March 28 ...

Families in baby switching announce lawsuits against hospital
Marion Daily Republican, IL - Apr 11, 2008
“Each mother was concerned about what happened. When the first baby was discharged, the hospital called the second mother. A mother didn’t know where her ...

Mother buries wrong baby after hospital identity mix-up
Cape Argus (subscription), South Africa - Apr 12, 2008
At the centre of the mix-up, which happened last Thursday at Umphumulo Hospital in the Illembe Health District, was the fact that all three newborn babies ...

State Health Department: Babies Accidentally Switched at Hospital
KFVSMO - Apr 11, 2008
Some how, some way the wrong baby went home with the wrong mother. The mix up wasn't discovered until one of the set of parents were already in their home. ...
Babies Switched At Area Hospital WPSD
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Families in baby switching announce lawsuits against hospital
Marion Daily Republican, IL - Apr 11, 2008
“Each mother was concerned about what happened. When the first baby was discharged, the hospital called the second mother. A mother didn’t know where her ...

Suicidal thoughts after stillborn baby mix-up
News Shopper, UK - Mar 26, 2008
By Dan Keel and Robert Fisk A MOTHER says she "seriously considered killing" herself after missing her stillborn daughter's funeral because of a hospital ...

Couple sue over IVF mix-up
NEWS.com.auAustralia - Mar 22, 2008
Soon after baby Jess was born in June, 2005, doctors confirmed he has a severe form of haemophilia, the condition his family was so desperate to avoid. ...

Mix-up man unlikely to trace biological parents
The Standard, Hong Kong - Feb 24, 2008
A 31-year-old man at the center of Hong Kong's first baby mix-up case in local public hospitals may not be able to find his biological parents, ...

Swapped baby: hunt widens to children's home
South China Morning Post (subscription), Hong Kong - Feb 25, 2008
Meanwhile, a gynaecologist who practised at the hospital in 1976 said he believed the mix-up was an isolated case because the hospital was well staffed at ...

NEW BABY MILK MIX-UP REVEALED
South Devon Herald Express, UK - Feb 19, 2008
On Thursday last week it was revealed that a baby girl in the unit was given expressed breast milk from the wrong mother in October 2007. ...

Hospital swapped babies by accident
Worksop Guardian, UK - Feb 10, 2008
Babies accidentally being switched at birth have featured in the news recently, including the story of two newborn girls who were switched at hospital in ...

Mix-up possibly exposed baby to HIV
United Press International - Feb 9, 2008
9 (UPI) -- A baby is facing a series of HIV tests after a mix-up at a British hospital allowed the newborn to be breastfed by the wrong new mother. ...

ANGER OVER NEW MATERNITY MIX-UP
South Devon Herald Express, UK - Feb 14, 2008
"When I read the Herald Express story this week about another mix-up at Torbay Hospital, where a baby was breastfed by the wrong mother, ...

'Nightmare' as newborn given to wrong mother
Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom - Feb 12, 2008
Explaining how the mix-up happened, she said: "Rather than relying on name tags, the midwife placed a piece of paper in each cot with the mother's room ...

Hospital apologises for baby mix-up
The Star, UK - Feb 11, 2008
By Kate Lahive One of the babies was breast-fed by the wrong mother and needed an HIV test after the mix up at Bassetlaw Hospital in Worksop. ...

Hospital swapped babies by accident
Worksop Guardian, UK - Feb 10, 2008
Babies accidentally being switched at birth have featured in the news recently, including the story of two newborn girls who were switched at hospital in ...

Mothers given wrong babies in maternity unit blunder
Yorkshire Post, UK - Feb 8, 2008
In a shocking parallel to a storyline in Coronation Street, the babies were switched at birth and ended up in the wrong arms. But unlike the TV script, ...

German babies switched at birth reunited with correct parents
Daily Mail, UK - Jan 22, 2008
Two seven-month-old girls who were accidentally switched in a German hospital shortly after birth have been returned to their correct parents. ...

Mother / Baby Mix-Ups - 2007

German baby mix-up mother revealed as teen
Earthtimes, UK - Dec 14, 2007
Saarlouis, Germany - One of the mothers involved in a baby mix-up at a German hospital is just 15 and might let the other couple keep both the babies in a ...

Two babies switched at birth
Health24.com, South Africa - Dec 13, 2007
DNA tests have proven that two babies delivered in a German hospital six months ago were accidentally switched at birth and are now to be returned to their ...

Separated at birth
New Statesman, UK - Dec 10, 2007
Research conducted in the 1950s and 1960s, when separation of young babies was much more common because of hospitalisation of the baby or mother, ...

German Clinic Mixes Up Babies
The Associated Press - Dec 7, 2007
... were going through the difficult process of swapping their nearly 1-year-old baby girls after tests revealed they had been mistakenly switched at birth. ...

Parents of swapped babies speak out
Showbiz SpyUK - Dec 7, 2007
It was like I was holding my sister’s baby.” Jaraslava Trojanova, Verunka’s natural mother, said: “Right now the other family have made me quite angry ...

Mixed-up baby girls stay with real parents for good
Prague Daily Monitor, Czech Republic - Dec 3, 2007
Later it turned out that his girl-friend was not the child's mother either. The Trebic hospital has conceded its responsibility for the mix-up, ...

baby mix-up: turkish father to sue for damages
Arab NewsSaudi Arabia - Nov 20, 2007
i told his mother about what i saw: a child with none of our features. she said she knew about it, but ruled out anything strange, saying that his brown ...

Saudi court to rule in hospital baby mix-up case
Today's Zaman, Turkey - Nov 12, 2007
The baby-mix up case, which has also been covered extensively by the Turkish press in the past few weeks, poses a painful dilemma for both families and the ...

Region to compensate families of switched babies
Prague Daily Monitor, Czech Republic - Oct 31, 2007
The investigation has found out that the mix-up was made by a nurse within three hours after the delivery. Two nurses were fired over the case, ...

DNA Tests Confirm Child Swap in Najran Hospital
Arab News, Saudi Arabia - Nov 3, 2007
Two boys, Yaqub and Ali, were mistakenly switched at birth at the King Khaled Hospital in Najran after being born around the same time on Sept. 7, 2003.

The love of another mother
Sydney Morning Herald, Australia - Nov 1, 2007
Nine years ago, in Charlottesville, Virginia, it took three years to discover that a pair of baby girls had been inadvertently switched at birth. ...

Turkish Couple Find Swapped Baby After Four-Year Search
Arab News, Saudi Arabia - Oct 21, 2007
NAJRAN, 22 October 2007 — Ali and Yaqub were mistakenly switched at birth in a hospital in Najran where they were born four years ago. ...

Babies got mixed up in Finnish hospital in 1970
Helsingin SanomatFinland - Oct 18, 2007
The man contacted the editorial office to recount an incident from 1970, where - owing to a mix-up at the maternity ward - his baby was given to the wrong ...

Babies got mixed up in Finnish hospital in 1970
Helsingin SanomatFinland - Oct 18, 2007
The man contacted the editorial office to recount an incident from 1970, where - owing to a mix-up at the maternity ward - his baby was given to the wrong ...

Newborns Switched at Birth
KOLD-TVAZ - Oct 13, 2007
by Leasa Conze, KOLD News 13 at 5 Producer Imagine taking home the wrong newborn from the hospital and not finding out for 10 months. ...

Czech baby mix-up nurses sacked
BBC News, UK - Oct 12, 2007
One mother is said to be suffering extreme emotional trauma. Meanwhile, police have launched an investigation into whether the mix-up was accidental or ...

Czech baby swap mum pregnant again Telegraph.co.uk
Families given wrong babies will swap Times Colonist
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Torn between two mothers
Guardian Unlimited, UK - Oct 11, 2007
Nine years ago, in Charlottesville, Virginia, it also took three years to discover that a pair of baby girls had been inadvertently switched at birth. ...

Birth mix-up mother refuses to swap babies
Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom - Oct 10, 2007
Miss Trojanova, a factory worker, said she would not be able to give up the baby she still considers her daughter. Visibly shaken and on the verge of tears, ...

Czechs Swap Babies After Hospital Mix-Up
Post Chronicle - Oct 10, 2007
But, when Broza took a DNA test that showed he was not biological father of the baby and after Trojanova's DNA test showed she was not the baby's mother, ...

Czech Police Investigate Swapped Babies
Washington Post, United States - Oct 10, 2007
The two baby girls will return to their biological parents, both girls families agreed on Thursday, Oct. 4. The mix-up was discovered by one of the couples ...

Baby swap at hospital uncovered nine months later
Radio Prague, Czech Republic - Oct 5, 2007
How the mix up happened is still not clear but from then on each child grew up with strangers. It was baby Nicole's parents who discovered the swap - going ...

Tot left in nursery for two hours
Middleton Guardian, UK - Sep 27, 2007
It is understood that a member of staff at the nursery mistakenly signed a logbook to say that Ruby had been collected by her mother Claire. The mix-up ...

Baby swap boys muse on what might have been
Irish Independent - Dublin,Ireland
A close friend of Blain Broomfield says the 21-year-old student hasn't spoken to his mother about the dramatic mix-up in a long time because she might find ...

Twins Sue Hospital 21 Years Later, After Wrong Baby Sent Home With ...
CityNews, Canada - Aug 30, 2007
Chinese twins are suing a hospital in Beijing, after they allege a mix-up led to them being separated for two decades - with one believing someone else was ...

Mum's fear over baby tag error
Oxford Mail, UK - Jul 14, 2007
How can you mix up ID tags? "The mother should always be there when tags are put on a baby. This is appalling practice and I'm shocked. ...

Switched at birth
New Zealand Herald, New Zealand - Jun 15, 2007
How the hospital mix-up occurred has not been established. Only one of the four parents, Helen Churchman, is still alive. She is my aunt, and she has taken ...

Security blanket: Local hospitals have ways to ensure the security ...
Lufkin Daily News, TX - Mar 13, 2007
At Memorial, when a wrong baby is brought to a mother, the alarm system starts to beep, beep, beep. And the computer voices an alert too, said Christy ...

RFID Technologies in Neonatal Care

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Hospitals have identified the following causes of mother-baby mix-ups; most falling in the human error category: • Misreading infant or mother bracelet ... www.intel.com/it/pdf/rfid2.pdf

Nursing education and licensure exams
Manila Standard Today, Philippines - Mar 12, 2007
Gosh, if you were the mother who brought the wrong baby home, would you find the human error excusable? Bringing home someone else’s child is every parent’s ...

Safety in the NICU
Medscape (subscription) - Mar 12, 2007
Errors in patient misidentification, for example, were a common cause of feeding a mother's expressed breast milk to the wrong baby. [3] ...

Hospital to probe mix-up of babies
Poughkeepsie Journal, NY - Mar 9, 2007
In addition, a fingerprint is taken from the mother and a footprint is taken from the baby, which are matched with a number from the identity band. ...

OH, BABY, WHAT A MIXUP! Newborns switched at hospital
DailyFreeman.com - By Kathryn Heidecker, Freeman staff - 3/08/2007
KINGSTON, NY - Two babies born last week at Benedictine Hospital were accidentally switched after birth and given to the wrong parents . .

Mix-up leaves newborn in hospital restroom
7Online.com, NY - 21 hours ago
(Manhasset - WABC,
March 2, 2007) - A new mother who wanted to give her infant a "safe haven" rather than abandon her wound up leaving the baby in a ...

Mother files lawsuit over baby mix-up at hospital. By Times Staff Writer ... Without checking the sex of the baby or matching the infant's identification ...
www.sptimes.com/2003/11/19/Hillsborough/Mother_files_lawsuit_.shtml - Note this

Couple may sue over baby mix-up in 1978
New Straits Times, 
Malaysia - Feb 2, 2007
He had left his Kampung Low Piak home in Batu Pahat, after his mother divorced his drug addict father and remarried several times. ...

Catching up with...: She wants to close sad chapter
New Straits Times, Malaysia - 10 hours ago
"She looked exactly like my mother (Ng Thai), and a series of DNA tests later proved that there was indeed a mix-up when both of us were born." ...

Changeling baby finds family after 21 years. Now he is caught ...
Times Online, UK - Feb 5, 2007
A Chinese Malaysian who was given to a Malay Muslim couple in a mix-up at the hospital where he was born is risking a prison sentence for renouncing Islam ...

Couple may sue over baby mix-up in 1978
New Straits Times, Malaysia - Feb 2, 2007
He had left his Kampung Low Piak home in Batu Pahat, after his mother divorced his drug addict father and remarried several times. ...

Infant to undergo DNA test for identification of real mother
DailyIndia.com - Jacksonville,FL,USA
... infant in Vishakhapatnam will undergo a DNA test to ascertain his real mother after a mix-up caused by ... the doctors told me that I gave birth to a baby boy ...

Mother / Baby Mix-Ups - 2006

Colombians in baby mix-up trauma
BBC News, UK - Nov 8, 2006
... Speaking of the mix-up, Mr Puello said it was not ... when one of the mothers realised the baby she had ... A friend of the mother's reportedly investigated the doubt ...

Fatal drug mix-up exposes hospital flaws
San Jose Mercury News,  USA - Sep 22, 2006
... not "hep-lock," and that it was dark blue instead of baby blue. ... That is little consolation to Thursday Dawn's mother, Heather Jeffers, who blames the nurses ...

Mix-up kills 3rd preemie
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, IN - Sep 21, 2006
... Family reaction: The baby’s sobbing mother, Heather Jeffers, hugged her mother Wednesday outside the younger woman’s Indianapolis apartment and said ...

Mix-Up Leads To Wrong Baby Cremated
Local6.com, FL - Sep 15, 2006
An apparent mix up at the Brevard County Medical Examiner's Office led to a stillborn baby being cremated ... six months in his 14-year-old mother's womb ...
News briefs from around Florida Gainesville Sun
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Baby’s body cremated by mistake
Florida Today, FL - Sep 14, 2006
... six months in his 14-year-old mother’s womb ... 6-ounce boy and picking out a premature baby’s outfit ... confirmed late Thursday afternoon that there was a mix-up. ...

New baby bungle: report
Sydney Morning Herald, Australia - Aug 18, 2006
... administration problems after another mix-up involving a newborn baby at a Sydney hospital. Maternity staff at Blacktown Hospital handed a new mother the wrong ...

Nurse disciplined after hospital baby mix-up
Henderson Gleaner, KY - Aug 10, 2006
By JIMMY NESBITT. A nurse at Deaconess Women's Hospital has been disciplined after she gave a baby to the wrong mother. The nurse ...

Hospital: Body of dead baby given to wrong family
Press of Atlantic City, NJ - Aug 7, 2006
... authorities say was killed by his mother and dumped ... can, was mixed up with another baby's corpse, given ... Prosecutor's Office did not believe the mix-up at Shore ...
Remains of baby wrongly released Press of Atlantic City

MD disciplined after wrong baby circumcised
Winnipeg Free Press (subscription), Canada - Jul 18, 2006
... a newborn's identification before a circumcision was performed on the wrong baby at St. ... baby's parents had not signed a consent form, and the mother later told ...

Mother / Baby Mix-Ups - 2005


Woman Says Nurses At North Suburban Medical Center Handed Her Wrong Girl
abc 7 News - TheDenverChannel.com 
A Thornton woman is suing the hospital where she had her daughter, claiming nurses got mixed up and brought her the wrong baby to breastfeed ...

Shanghai hospital sued for baby swap
eastday.com  
The parents of a baby boy have sued a hospital which inadvertently swapped their new-born son with a baby girl born to a woman with syphilis.

Couples took the wrong babies home from hospital
Yahoo News - UK & Ireland  - Oct 19, 2005
Two couples who took the wrong baby home from hospital agreed to keep the ones they have. ...

Wrong genitals tip off baby-swap blunder
United Press International -
Two Hungarian newborns have their genders to thank for not eventually growing up with the wrong parents after being switched at the hospital. ...

No damages for baby mix-up couples
Ananova, UK - Oct 13, 2005
Two couples whose babies were mixed up in hospital have been denied compensation because they don't want their real children back. ...

Hospital tightens ID checks after baby mix-up
ABC Online, Australia - Oct 7, 2005
... has spoken to a maternity ward nurse who gave the wrong baby to a mother for breast-feeding. Hospital chief executive Stephen Ayre says the mix-up was unusual ...

 

Mum fumes at hospital's baby mix-up
Hobart Mercury, Australia - Oct 7, 2005
By ROHAN WADE. A MOTHER was mistakenly given someone else's baby to breastfeed in a harrowing mix-up at a Tasmanian hospital just hours after she gave birth. ...

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Couple to hand over one infant after mix-up Milwaukee Journal ...
Now the only mother the boys have ever known says she'll return the child ...

Hillsborough: Mother files lawsuit over baby mix-up at hospital

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H.R. 78 108th CONGRESS - 1st Session

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act that would require hospitals reimbursed under the Medicare system to establish and implement security procedures to reduce the likelihood of infant patient abduction and mother / baby mix-ups. Current language includes procedures for identifying all infant patients in the hospital in a manner that ensures that it will be evident if infants are missing from the hospital.

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