Miscarriages in Emergency

Miscarriages in Emergency

Telegram file photo

When, on Nov. 5, 2013, The Telegram published Barb Sweet's account of a woman who suffered a miscarriage in a local hospital emergency room, the response was swift. The number and variety of stories from people who had similar experiences continues to grow.

The emergency room at St. Clare's in St. John's

Miscarriage called ‘a silent hurt’

November 14, 2013 - 4 h 35

Warning: this story contains graphic content

 

“There are so many women out there that have gone through an ordeal of this nature, and we have to be...

Content type:
Article
Section:
Local 12

Sullivan again queried on miscarriages

November 12, 2013 - 15 h 10

Over the last week, The Telegram has been telling the stories of women and their spouses who feel the emergency room isn’t the appropriate place for them to be treated for miscarriages, as the wait...

Content type:
Article
Section:
Local
Sullivan again queried on miscarriages

Woman says she was abandoned in ER after miscarriage

November 05, 2013 - 4 h 30

That overcrowding affected the expectant mother last August when, at nine weeks pregnant, she waited in the ER, told a nurse her bleeding and pain was getting worse and finally miscarried in a toilet.

She...

Content type:
Article
Section:
Local 8