My newborn baby was hurled from a third floor hospital window by a doctor

A HEARTBROKEN mum has spoken of her pain after a doctor hurled her newborn baby out a third floor window at a maternity hospital. 

Viktoria Ivanova, 34, has revealed the haunting trauma after Dr Alina Araslanova, 29, allegedly tossed her hours old son Volodya to his death in Sterlitamak, Russia.

Dr Araslanova – also a patient on the ward – allegedly walked over to Viktoria’s bed and grabbed the newborn just hours after she had also given birth.

Viktoria reportedly had left the room for a moment, and for “no apparent reason” the other woman snatched the child and threw him to his death. 

The medic has been detained and her new daughter, her second child, removed from her care as investigators seek to understand her motive.

Dance teacher Viktoria has two other children and is desperately trying to keep going for them.

But she told how in the aftermath of baby Volodya’s death she and her husband  had suffered “pain, despair, grief, and denial”.

Bravely speaking about her ordeal, Viktoria said: “We sobbed and couldn’t sleep at all Sometimes I wanted to follow (my baby) out of the window.

“And then we realised that in such a short period our Volodya had taught us to value and love even more. 

“Him, each other, and our children, and life in general. We do not hold evil, and forgive everyone, the maternity hospital, the doctors and this deranged woman who was with me in intensive care.”

As the days rolled on since the tragedy, Viktoria has admitted her suffering has become even more acute, saying “the hardest thing is to wake up in the morning and realise this is the reality”.

She went on: ““I try to hold on for the sake of our children, but it doesn’t always work out. Sometimes it seems that I cannot cope and I want to surrender. 

“This feeling will not disappear, I will have to live with this all my life.”

She said: “I have been killed with my child, I will never be the same. My children are deprived of a loved one, a little brother. 

“I’m afraid to imagine what is happening inside my kids now – they know the whole truth.

‘Everything we do in life has become so meaningless, the daily routine, work… “

Initially she and her husband Denis – a 36-year-old psychologist – had publicly forgiven the woman who allegedly killed their son when he was just hours old.

But now the increasingly distraught Viktoria asked: “Where were you God when all this happened?  How do you allow such things in the world? 

“Where do people come from who do such things?  What is wrong with this world? I have no answers to these questions.”

She thanked the many people who had sent messages of sympathy to her, but admits she is a long road and it is hard to cope with the trauma. 

“Perhaps, all is not lost in this world.  But I still cannot see anyone. My condition, both physical and mental, doesn’t allow it,” Viktoria said.

“But in time I must  come out and talk to people, not to shut down. They say in 40 days it will become easier.  For now, it’s  hard to cope mentally with this. “