This story would be outrageous even *without* the error noticed by the mother, i.e., the baby erroneously given antibiotics. In ANY case with talk of surgery, parents should (at the least) have the right to a second medical opinion. The fact that the mother did have reason to no longer trust the first hospital makes it all the more alarming.
Doctors Are The Third Leading Cause of Death
in the US, Causing 250,000 Deaths Every Year
CNN: 10 Shocking Medical Mistakes