‘I carried my dead baby for 5 days’



May 25, 2016
‘I carried my dead baby for 5 days’

NIGHTMARE: Sizeka Mbandezeli, 23, lost her baby. CREDIT: Bertram Malgas

Woman, 23, says a day hospital made her lose her baby.

This woman lived through the nightmare most pregnant women fear – carrying a dead baby in their womb.

Sizeka Mbandezeli claims she was turned away on two occasions by a city clinic while in labour pains.

She eventually gave birth to her firstborn baby, who doctors say had been dead for five days already.

She now wants answers from City of Cape Town authorities, saying her baby could have been alive today if she had been helped when she went into labour.

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