Updated 

Baby taken to morgue turns out to be alive


GENERAL SANTOS CITY, PHILIPPINES — A 2-week-old baby was taken to the morgue by his mom after showing signs of weakness, even though he was still alive.

The baby was brought to the hospital where doctors found no heartbeat or signs of breathing, but later revived baby Aldrin and placed him under intubation, ABS CBN News reports.

But, after a 13-day hospital stay and extensive hospital bills, the boy’s mother decided to bring the baby to the morgue.

The doctor had not declared the baby dead and he was found the next morning crying from within the morgue.

“The baby’s mother said she is thankful that her baby did not immediately undergo embalming,” ABS said.

Contact Ashley Casper at acasper@reviewjournal.com. Find her on Twitter: @TheCasperA

 

Rules for posting comments

Comments posted below are from readers. In no way do they represent the view of Stephens Media LLC or this newspaper. This is a public forum. Read our guidelines for posting. If you believe that a commenter has not followed these guidelines, please click the FLAG icon next to the comment.