The Guateng well being division has issued a stern warning that these which are concerned in swapping infants in hospitals will face disciplinary actions.
The swapping of infants incident occurred on the on the Tambo Memorial Hospital in Boksburg and workers have been allegedly concerned in that act.
“The division finds this incident regrettable. The hospital concedes that the identification of the infants in process for discharge was not correctly adopted,” mentioned provincial well being spokesperson Kwara Kekana.
She mentioned the 2 infants, a boy and lady, have been born on the identical day, July 24.
“The infant lady’s mom realised at round 9pm the identical night when she modified the newborn that it was not her child, as she had delivered a child lady and she or he as an alternative had a boy,” Kekana mentioned.
The moms have been interviewed and counselled.
Kekana mentioned the matter was later referred to a social employee to make sure that a DNA take a look at is carried out as one of many fathers requested.
The youngsters have been admitted on the identical hospital pending DNA outcomes.