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Our law does not recognise a claim for constitutional damages for loss of a parent’s right to rear a child who was stillborn as a result of medical negligence. In Mbhele v MEC Health for the Gauteng Province, an expectant mother was admitted to Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital with signs of foetal distress – an emergency medical condition. When she arrived, she was not treated as an emergency case but only seen to by…