How would you like to give birth in a hospital toilet?

That’s right, in the UK they have a major shortage of hospital beds so women are being forced to have babies in hospital bathrooms, corridors, elevators, waiting rooms, and offices.  Families and doctors are furious but the government has cut the number of labor and delivery beds by 2,340 but the birth rate is up 20%.  The health of the mother and baby are being put at risk so the government has promised to try to recruit additional midwives. 

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One woman was actually turned away from the hospital because the maternity ward was full.  Her husband delivered her baby in the back seat of a car!

Read the full article on The Daily Mail.

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