Cook: Throwing the baby out with the ointment

Erlanger Hospital is seen from the UTC library's balcony in this Dec. 9, 2014, file photo.

As Erlanger hospital begins fundraising for its new children and women's hospital, it has created a policy that violates the very heart of what it means to care for women and their children.

In the sacredness of the delivery room, Erlanger is introducing a policy of bully tactics.

"I was literally in the middle of a contraction, and they came and got right in my face," said Mary Jane.

photo David Cook

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It was earlier this winter. Mary Jane (not her real name) and her husband had come to Erlanger's downtown campus to deliver their second child.