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James

James and his partner were expecting their first child. After delivery his partner developed Amniotic Fluid Embolism. Both mother and baby are fine.

  • Background

    James is a counsellor. He lives with his partner and they were expecting their first daughter.

  • Age at interview 43
  • Sex/Gender Male
  • Alison T

    At 32 weeks Alison T developed pneumonia and multiple blood clots (pulmonary embolisms). She stayed in hospital and took drugs to thin her blood. Alison was induced and quickly developed a condition called amniotic fluid embolism. She haemorrhaged and doctors had to perform a hysterectomy to save her life.

  • Background

    Alison T is married with 5 children. She is a housewife, her husband is a sheet metal worker. White British.

  • Age at interview 44
  • Sex/Gender Female
  • Dean

    Dean's wife (Alison ' Interview 09) was checked regularly for high blood pressure through her 4th pregnancy. At 32 weeks she had pneumonia and multiple pulmonary embolisms. When Alison was induced she developed a very rare condition, Amniotic Fluid Embolism. She haemorrhaged and had to have a hysterectomy to save her life.

  • Background

    Dean is a sheet metal worker. He is married with 5 children. White British.

  • Age at interview 43
  • Sex/Gender Male
  • Paula

    Paula was expecting her first child. She developed Amniotic Fluid Embolism after the birth of her daughter. Both mother and baby are fine.

  • Background

    Paula is a university lecturer, living with her partner. They have one daughter.

  • Age at interview 49
  • Sex/Gender Female