Newborn baby died after hospital dismissed labour pains as constipation

Joanne, 41, said she knew she was in labour when she started to experience severe pain and discomfort three years ago. (Picture: MEN)

A newborn baby died after her mum’s severe labour pains were dismissed as constipation by a hospital.

Little Ava was born with serious brain damage after being starved of oxygen in July 2014.

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Bosses at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport, Manchester, have now apologised for the failings in mum Joanne Farrar’s care during the delivery.

Grieving parents Joanne and James Farra have waited three years for the apology, say they… Read the full story

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