"I remember lying there. I think I was in shock but I was thinking, 'This isn't right. This isn't how this should be done.'"
She said nobody gave —or was asked to give — consent.
Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has formally complained to Qatari authorities.
"The Australian Government is aware of concerning reports regarding the treatment of female passengers, including Australian citizens, at Doha (Hamad) airport in Qatar," a DFAT statement read, per Channel 7.
"We have formally registered our serious concerns regarding the incident with Qatari authorities and have been assured that detailed and transparent information on the event will be provided soon."
Amnesty International Australia Director Samantha Klintworth told the broadcaster: "It is distressing, and disturbing, and a gross violation of these women’s human rights. There needs to be a thorough and independent investigation and all of those involved need to be held to account."
Qatar Airways has yet to comment on the incident.
The baby's mother has still not been found. A spokesperson for Hamad Airport said the child is being cared for, but has still not been identified.