Young mother, 18, claims Bloemfontein doctor stole her newborn baby

Young mother, 18, claims Bloemfontein doctor stole her newborn baby

Ntebaleng went to hospital excited and happy to be a mother but returned home with empty arms and a broken heart. The 18-year-old claims a female doctor at the Pelonomi Hospital stole and sold her newborn baby.

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Young Ntebaleng Finger was excited about becoming a mother. She and her family bought cute little outfits and she excitedly planned the things she'd do with her little baby.

But it wasn't a happy new mom that returned from the hospital after she went into labour. Ntebaleng returned home without her child and a heart broken into a thousand pieces.

The Daily Sun reports that Ntebaleng claims she saw her baby boy for the last time on Friday.

A female doctor at Bloemfontein's Pelonomi Hospital took her child to give him a bath and never returned with him.

When she asked where her child was, she was simply told he died because she gave birth prematurely. She was also told her baby was immediately cremated and she wasn't allowed to see his ashes.

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However, Ntebaleng and her family say she was 9 months pregnant and the baby wasn't born prematurely.

The family also says the 18-year-old's pregnancy record and clinic card has disappeared from the hospital.

Nthabeleng suspects that her baby was stolen and sold. gathered that when Ntebaleng's family tried to talk to the doctor, she refused to talk to them.

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The Free State Health Department sent an inquiry to the Pelonomi Hospital's CEO and Sergeant Sinah Mpakane confirmed that a kidnapping case is being looked into.

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