Tooting medics save unborn baby with groundbreaking treatment

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Tooting medics save unborn baby with groundbreaking treatment

Medics at St George's hospital in Tooting have become the first in the UK to carry out a complex operation on a pregnant Londoner - saving her life, and her unborn baby.

Polly Marshall required the urgent procedure after becoming seriously unwell when she was 29 weeks pregnant.

The Evening Standard's Health Editor, Ross Lydall told the programme why this is a groundbreaking treatment.

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