Many are demanding that Dr. Amy Dunbar, a Missouri-based OB-GYN, be fired after posting an insensitive comment on a Facebook page for mothers-to-be at Mercy Hospital.
The Daily Dot has a screenshot of the Facebook post:
Dunbar eventually deleted it, but the comment was circulated around the Moms To Be Facebook page as a screenshot.
The question of whether Dunbar discussing a prior stillbirth on social media reveals medical history, even if the patient is not named, is at the heart of the controversy.
The hospital has released a statement and pledges to investigate whether or not Dunbar has violated her hippocratic oath.
Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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