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Posted: February 08, 2016

Report: Doctors perform procedure on wrong baby

By Ryan DiPentima

Palm Beach Post Staff Writer

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A doctor at a Lebanon, Tennessee, hospital accidentally performed surgery on the wrong baby, according to CBS.com.

Jennifer Melton gave birth to a healthy newborn, Nate Melton, at University Medical Center. The Meltons told CBS a doctor there mistakenly performed a frenulectomy on Nate -- a procedure where the flap of skin under the tongue is cut.  

"It's recklessness. There's no excuse for cutting on a healthy child. There's no excuse for mixing up babies at a hospital," the Meltons' attorney Clint Kelly told CBS.

Nate’s parents fear that he may have speech or eating problems in the future as a result of the mistake, according to CBS.

CBS reports that "University Medical Center declined to comment specifically on what happened for this story, citing federal privacy regulations."

Read more at CBS.

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