August 26th, 2013
02:19 PM ET

Ohio Hospital Fights to Give Amish Child Chemo

An Ohio hospital is fighting Amish parents in court on the question of who should have control over their daughter's health.

Dr. Robert McGregor, Chief Medical Officer at Akron Children's Hospital, says the 10-year-old girl must continue receiving chemotherapy to treat her Leukemia. 

Her parents say the girl asked to stop treatments because of the horrible side effects. They want to use natural, herbal medicines instead.

"New Day" attempted to reach out to the family, but these attempts were unsuccessful.

WATCH THE VIDEO to see why the hospital now wants an attorney to get limited medical guardianship over the child in order to resume the treatment.

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