OAKLAND (KDKA) – When a Brighton Heights woman welcomed her first child into the world at Magee-Womens Hospital back in June, she says she was violated and humiliated – fearing her baby would be taken away.
Rachael Devore had an induced delivery June 24, 2013 at 11:18 p.m.
“It was a wonderful experience,” she said. “I had great doctors and nurses.”
But hours later, that would all change when nurse told Devore her baby was being tested for Opiates because she tested positive. Then came the questions from a social worker.
Attorney Maggie Schuetz Coleman claims that they went against the mother’s rights by taking this test without her consent and then questioned her about her “drug-abuse.”