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 saved.

Goodluck was born on March 22, 2010, in Rochdale and died on April 17, the day after the circumcision, aged 27…

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