Former midwives Gaye Demanuele and Melody Bourne face trial for mum’s homebirth death

There was a 20-minute clue that something was horribly wrong with a mum giving birth to her second baby at home, a court has heard.Midwives missed a “red flag” after the homebirth of a Melbourne mum who died in hospital hours after delivering her second baby, a court has been told. Caroline Lovell, 36, died in hospital 16 hours after delivering her healthy daughter at her Watsonia home in January 2012. The midwives at the birth, Gaye Demanuele, 60, and Melody Bourne, 44, are charged with…


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