A BIRTH went horribly wrong when doctors pulled off a baby’s head as they struggled to deliver him in Brazil.
The gruesome blunder happened after the tot’s shoulders became stuck. Mum Maria Viera Alcilne Amoin said she knew something was wrong when she heard a crack and a medic shout: “Marcos, are you crazy?”
The 22-year-old was rushed to theatre to have the headless body of her baby removed by caesarean. She said at least five doctors had tried for six hours to deliver her son naturally at the hospital in Aracaju, Brazil.
Mum-of-three Maria added: “I felt something coming out, but it was too small. Then I realised it was just the head. They just rushed me into theatre.”
Her family plan to sue doctors, saying the 12lb baby was too big for a natural birth. The hospital is investigating. Maria was too ill to attend the funeral of her son, named Neymar after the Brazilian footballer.
Her gran Jacqueline de Jesus said: “We are hurting so bad. We’re devastated.”