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Tuesday, September 27, 2005
Are the hospital administrators jealous of all the attention?: Idiots in a West Yorkshire, Great Britain, hospital have attempted to ban people from cooing at babies.


A West Yorkshire hospital has banned visitors from cooing at new-born babies over fears their human rights are being breached and to reduce infection.

A statement from Calderdale Royal Hospital in Halifax said staff had held an advice session to highlight the need for respect and dignity for patients.

On one ward there is a doll featuring the message: "What makes you think I want to be looked at?"

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Debbie Lawson, neo-natal manager at the hospital's special care baby unit, said: "Cooing should be a thing of the past because these are little people with the same rights as you or me.


Debbie Lawson obviously suffers from low self-esteem -- which in this case appears to be the same as good common sense.

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