ZAMBIA – Two mothers have been left traumatised after their respective newborn babies were mistakenly swapped by nurses at Ndola Teaching Hospital on Saturday.
The babies were born to the two women who share the same name of Natasha Mulenga.
This incident has left the relatives and other mothers in the labour ward shocked. According to Natasha Mulenga,s sister Juliet chilungu, her sister delivered on Friday through ceasarian section.
She said the baby weighed 3.3 kilograms while the other baby weighed 2 kilograms. She said the two ladies gave birth on the same day but different times.
She accused the nurses at the hospital for being negligent by giving her sister another baby. She said her sister rejected the baby because she knew how her baby looked like.
When my sister asked for her baby the nurses told her that the baby was collected by another family and they were doing everything possible to find the baby back” she said.
Source : Mwebantu