Another Hospital Swaps Babies by Mistake

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Officials at a UK Hospitals have apologised to the two moms after their babies were switched briefly by mistake.

The newborn babies were switched “for a brief time” after staff at Bassetlaw Hospital in Worksop, Nottinghamshire failed to check their identity bands.

The hospital’s maternity unit received an “excellent” rating from the Healthcare Commission before news of the blunder emerged

One of the babies was breast-fed by the wrong mother and had to undergo a number of checks including a HIV test.

A spokesman for the trust said: “This is an extraordinary and most unfortunate incident, which we deeply regret.”

Do all of these stories about mixed up babies make you a bit paranoid about leaving your baby post delivery?

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