An Unbelievable Error

I just read the most incredible story; I can’t believe it’s true. Apparently a few years ago, at the Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville, North Carolina, a women came into the hospital asking for a cesarean section. The doctors unsuccessfully attempted to induce labor. They then unsuccessfully tried to do a cesarean. That is, the cesarean would have been successful if the women was actually pregnant. You’re probably thinking this is an April Fools joke, but I assure you, it is not. The woman in question was suffering from a condition called pseudocyesis, a disorder, which I’ve written … Continue reading