Doctors Pulled The Plug On This Mom’s Daughter. But Hours Later They Realized They Were Mistaken

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In the hospital bathroom, Sarah Rodriguez, from Norman, Oklahoma, pulled on her gown. She was preparing to spend the last few minutes with her month-old baby daughter, Ellis, as she died. Doctors had told her there was no hope for the baby to survive, beset as she was by bacterial meningitis and sepsis. The mom had made the agonizing decision to hold Ellis, skin to skin, as the baby’s ventilator tube was removed.