Woman who miscarried given wrong remains due to Alberta lab error – CBC

Alberta Health Services and Dynalife say they offer their ‘deepest apologies’

Feb 23, 2023

A woman who suffered a miscarriage is grieving for a second time after learning she was given the wrong remains.

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has admitted the mistake was the result of a lab error.

Cara Roan is now speaking out in the hope the same thing does not happen again.

“I wouldn’t want this to happen to any other mother out there, like ever, because this is devastating,” she said in an interview Tuesday.

In January, Roan was four months pregnant when she started to experience complications.

Roan made several visits to a hospital in Wetaskiwin, Alta., about 70 kilometres south of Edmonton. On Jan. 27, she miscarried while there.

A couple of weeks later, she went to pick up the remains.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/lab-error-alberta-parents-incorrect-remains-1.6756691

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