Wednesday 10 August 2022 04:43 PM Mother was told her baby had died before she was brought to her alive - then ... trends now

Wednesday 10 August 2022 04:43 PM Mother was told her baby had died before she was brought to her alive - then ... trends now
Wednesday 10 August 2022 04:43 PM Mother was told her baby had died before she was brought to her alive - then ... trends now

Wednesday 10 August 2022 04:43 PM Mother was told her baby had died before she was brought to her alive - then ... trends now

Hospital trust apologises after mother was told her baby had died before she was brought to her alive - then died hours later Alisha Pegg was sent home from hospital despite being in premature labour When she gave birth to baby Grace at home they were rushed back to hospital Incorrectly told her baby was dead by medics at William Harvey Hospital Baby Grace was then brought to her alive, but passed away hours later  Devastated mother said errors meant she 'had to grieve my daughter twice'  

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NHS medics told a mother her baby was dead, then alive, before the child died hours later. 

Alisha Pegg said that she was sent home from the William Harvey Hospital in Ashford despite being in premature labour.

When she then gave birth to baby Grace at home, the pair were rushed back to hospital where she was told she had died. 

Grace was then brought to her alive, but died hours later.  

Alisha Pegg was told her baby was dead, then alive, before the child died hours later

Alison with Grace

Alisha Pegg (left) was told her baby Grace (right) was dead, then alive, before the child died hours later

Ms Pegg said she went to the hospital after suffering pain and nausea on February 27, just 22 weeks into her pregnancy.

'I was doubled over in pain and being sick, and when I phoned the doctor's they assumed I had a bladder infection,' she said. 

'I went in

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