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Parents Suing Hospital After "Traumatic And Chaotic" Birth Of Baby Left It Paralyzed

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A woman who gave birth to a 13-lb baby in 2010 is suing five of her doctors after a "traumatic and chaotic" childbirth.

According to Anik Bourbeau and Pascal Lessard, their doctors did not correctly estimate the size of their baby, and didn't even perform an ultrasound. The parents say a cesarean section was the proper way to deliver their baby, but doctors did not even mention it as an option.

Cesarean sections are often recommended for larger babies, as well as for patients with a history of difficult pregnancies. Bourbeau apparently has suffered a complicated pregnancy in the past and was open to the option of a c-section. Because of the size of her baby and the previous problems, court documents state the doctors did not properly advice Bourbeau on how to deliver her baby, thus causing extreme complications.

So what do the parents want from the doctors?

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