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Graphic video shows black baby dropped on head by staff at an Arizona hospital



The doctor was holding the baby when she s*lipped from the doctor's hands, l*anding on her head on a t*able and nearly f*alling to the floor.

Warning: This video is h*ard to watch and may be u*psetting to some viewers.


A prem*ature baby was d*ropped on her h*ead moments after birth in a video from a Chandler ho*spital that a family posted on Facebook.

The video shows a newborn baby, Morgan, wrapped in blankets on a table in a h*ospital. The doctor lifts Morgan and holds her in one hand near the edge of the table as the blankets are removed from the table.

Morgan, who was born prem*aturely with her twin Madison, s*lips from the doctor's hand and lands h*ead first, at least a ten-inch f*all.

The other m*edical professionals in the room gasped and everyone reached for Morgan to prevent her from f*alling on the ground. The d*octor spins Morgan, rubs her head and wipes her with a blanket.

For Monique and Derrick Rogers, Morgan's parents, the i*ncident is a n*ightmare they can't forget.

"It t*raumatized me then, but having to relive this is not something I wanted to do," Monique said.

They say they are worried about possible head t*rauma and long term effects. They say it happened at Chandler Regional M*edical Center in February, and that the d*octor has not apologized.

"When he came into the room I said you d*ropped my daughter," Derrick told 12 News. "His initial reaction as nothing at first.


He then asked to see the video. When I showed him the video he was speechless."

Dignity Health, the parent company of Chandler Regional, released a statement this afternoon:

"Because of patient privacy l*aws and a request from the family not to release information, we are unable to comment specifically on this matter. The safety of our patients and their families is always our top concern. The m*edical team at Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center takes this matter extremely seriously and is working to conduct a comprehensive review."

Monique says an ultrasound shortly after the baby’s birth showed that Morgan had a grade one h*emorrhage, but it wasn’t clear if it was from the d*rop or because she had been born prem*aturely, as many twins are.

They say the d*octor and h*ospital at least owes them an apology. The family says it is looking into possibly taking legal action but said it is not about money, but making sure this doesn’t happen again.

"I just wanted people to know what happened to my baby," Monique said. "As a mother, you’re supposed to be there to protect her and I felt like I wasn’t there to protect her when she was born. I couldn’t stop them from being rough with her or him holding her with one hand, I couldn’t stop him. I don’t know if she’ll be h*urt for the rest of her life."


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