Closed captioning of: Miracle baby: ‘Stillborn’ found alive in morgue
now to a story of unbelievable heartache and joy. the parents of a
pronounced dead at birth find her alive at the morgue. here's nbc's gabe gutierrez.
they expected a tearful good-bye. instead, this couple got a chilling hello. last week analia bouguet gave birth. doctors declared the
dead. they brought her tiny baby to a morgue before her mother, still under anesthesia, could even see her.
i don't remember much because i was put to sleep. they never showed me the baby.
12 hours later, the distraught parents who have four other children insisted hospital employees allow them to say good-bye. but when the baby's father pried open the small coffin --
that's when we heard the baby cry.
his wife says she fell to her knees in disbelief. it was a greeting they never expected from a daughter they thought they had lost.
the staff probably listened to the heartbeat, didn't think they heard one. perhaps there was a very faint beat that they didn't hear.
argentinean health officials have suspended five medical workers pending an investigation. the couple plans to sue.
the more experienced the staff, the more experienced the physicians, the less likely it is for something like this to happen.
meanwhile, the hospital says the child's in critical condition and improving. her parents have named her luz milagros, their own
. for "today,"" gabe gutierrez, nbc news,
boy, that's really unbelievable.