Mother gives birth in hospital compound
-after being denied entry by guard
A woman gave birth to her baby in the compound of the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) late on Thursday night, after she said she was denied entry by a security guard on duty.
Coretta Sharpe, 33, of Agricola, East Bank Demerara, said that around 9.30 pm on Thursday night, she began getting contractions that were five minutes apart. She said that as the contractions got worse, her stepmother and sister decided that it was time to take her to the hospital.
Sharpe added that on arrival at the GPH around 11 pm, she and her family members were told by the security guard that they could not allowed to enter the compound. She said they were told that one person must leave the car, enter the hospital …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.