Birthing Center

Charlotte Observer
12:45 am
Thu September 12, 2013

SC Releases Details On Baby's Death At Birth Center

Two midwives’ failure to contact a physician during a complicated labor that resulted in a baby’s death led South Carolina to suspend their licenses as well as the license for a Fort Mill birth center, according to documents released Wednesday.

Pamala Wilson and Jacqueline Kuschner were midwives at Carolina Community Maternity Center in Fort Mill on the night that a woman in labor arrived, the emergency suspension orders released by the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control said.

Wilson and Kuschner could not be reached for comment Wednesday afternoon.

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Health
1:35 am
Wed September 11, 2013

SC Suspends License Of Fort Mill Midwife Center

Carolina Community Maternity Center
Credit carolinasbirthcenter.com

A Fort Mill birth center in which midwives deliver babies remains closed one week after South Carolina’s health department suspended its license.

The health department won’t comment on its investigation, but a statement from Carolina Community Maternity Center says the suspension occurred after a mother had to be rushed to a hospital and the birth resulted in, quote “a bad outcome.”

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