Stanleytown hairdresser dies after premature birth

The Berbice Regional Health Authority (BRHA) has launched an investigation into the death of a mother of two yesterday, several hours following her discharge from the New Amsterdam Hospital after giving birth.

Marissa La Gourdoue, 24, a hairdresser of 41 Stanleytown, New Amsterdam was admitted to the hospital on Friday after she developed complications and gave birth prematurely to a baby boy shortly after she was admitted. She was some seven months into her gestation.

It was reported that during Friday night she developed additional complications which resulted in doctors giving her two pints of blood and medications to lower her blood pressure.

Candace Stewart, an aunt of the dead woman, recalled that her niece contacted her on Friday …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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