She said during the call that they were successfully able to deliver the baby and the mom's vitals seemed normal, but it was several minutes before the baby began breathing. It has also been updated to give the correct number of years she has been a patient at the facility.
That was the desperate cry of a nurse at Hacienda Health in Phoenix, Arizona, after staff discovered a patient in a vegetative state was giving birth. The baby was resuscitated and is being taken care of together with his mother now, and it will soon be taken in by a family.
The mother could actually lose weight in other places like her face or arms if a fetus is consuming nutrients, Huls added. "Sadly, one of her caretakers was not to be trusted and took advantage of her". "There may be changes to her body that are going to go undetected in a chronic care condition or at a facility like this". The chief executive from Hacienda, named Bill Timmons resigned from his position.More news: Logan Paul Catches Heat for Saying He'll 'Go Gay' for March
The woman has been a patient at the facility since 1992, according to court records. Her mother submitted the results of the physical as part of an annual report that state law requires of legal guardians.
PEOPLE reports the woman has been at the Hacienda HealthCare facility for more than 27 years, almost double the length of time that appeared in previous reports.
Phoenix police learned of the pregnancy situation when they received a call on December 29 about a newborn in distress at the Hacienda HealthCare facility. "The woman and the baby were transported to a local hospital", police said in a statement to KPHO.
The woman is a member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe and has always been in a vegetative state, the tribe's chairman said Tuesday.
The family's attorney has said they are 'outraged, traumatized and in shock by the abuse and neglect of their daughter at Hacienda HealthCare.' The family will care for the baby, the attorney said.More news: Lil Uzi Vert Claims He's Quitting Music
They have collected DNA samples from male workers and are asking the public to come forward with any information that could help solve the case.
It remains unclear to investigators if the woman was raped a few times.
'We're not sure, ' the nurse said.
Hacienda HealthCare describes itself as Arizona's leading provider of specialized health care services for medically fragile and chronically ill infants, children, teens, and young adults as well as those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.More news: Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard avoid arbitration