New Delhi: A 38-year-old woman delivered a stillborn and died due to excessive bleeding during her 10th pregnancy in Maharashtra’s Beed district. The woman had earlier terminated two pregnancies, an official said. According to the official, the woman conceived again apparently under family pressure. Also Read - Vaccination Drive Suspended in Maharashtra Till Monday Due to CoWin App Glitches
Meera Ekhande delivered a stillborn boy on Saturday at the civil hospital in Majalgaon town of Beed, located around 380 km from here, and later died, a police official said Monday. Also Read - Maharashtra Man Kills Girlfriend to Avoid Marrying Her, Hides Body in Walls of Flat
“Ekhande was on Saturday admitted to the civil hospital where she delivered a stillborn child and then died of excessive bleeding,” the official said. “We have registered an accidental death report and handed over the woman’s body to her family members,” he said. Also Read - All Mumbai Schools Under BMC Limits To Remain Closed Until Further Orders
One of the seven daughters of Ekhande had also died earlier, he added.
The woman, who used to run a pan shop in Majalgaon, already had seven daughters but her family wanted a boy, the official said.
(With PTI inputs)