Originally posted on Peace Ben Williams Blog:
The Daily Mail UK has reported that a four-week-old baby bled to death after a badly done home circumcision by a nurse.
Goodluck Caubergs died the day after nurse Grace Adeleye carried out the procedure without anaesthetic and using only a pair of scissors, forceps and olive oil.
The 66-year-old medic is originally from Nigeria, as are the little boy’s parents, where the circumcision of newborns is the tradition for Christian families.
Adeleye, also a midwife, was paid £100 to do the operation as Goodluck’s parents were not aware the procedure was available on the NHS.
The Royal Oldham Hospital was just a mile and a half from the family home in Chadderton, near Oldham, but by the time an ambulance was called the child could not be…
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