Mum loses 44 PINTS of blood while giving birth after placenta bursts through her uterus

A brave mum and her baby boy are lucky to be alive after she lost a staggering 44 pints of blood during a traumatic labour . Natasha Pollock is believed to have been given the biggest ever blood transfusion in the UK after she began to bleed heavily during an emergency caesarean.

The 34-year-old had been told she needed the c-section eight weeks early after a difficult pregnancy.
But she bled so much that medics were forced to pump her with an astonishing 39 pints of blood in a single nine-hour operation - before the hospital ran out of supplie
Natasha Pollock and her baby boy have made a miraculous recovery after she lost a staggering 44 pints of blood during the labour meaning she needed what doctors believe was the UK's biggest ever blood transfusion



 It was the next day before they were able to ship in more blood supplies - where Natasha received a further five pints of blood to keep her alive - making a staggering 44 pints.

Natasha Pollock and her baby boy have made a miraculous recovery after she lost a staggering 44 pints of blood during the labour meaning she needed what doctors believe was the UK's biggest ever blood transfusion

And despite doctors telling her husband, Dai, 38, that she was unlikely to survive Natasha and baby Oliver both pulled through - and 12 weeks on are both finally back home in Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warks.
 Natasha Pollock and her baby boy have made a miraculous recovery after she lost a staggering 44 pints of blood during the labour meaning she needed what doctors believe was the UK's biggest ever blood transfusion Natasha Pollock and her baby boy have made a miraculous recovery after she lost a staggering 44 pints of blood during the labour meaning she needed what doctors believe was the UK's biggest ever blood transfusion
Lucky: Natasha Pollock showing how many pints of blood she lost during labour
Natasha Pollock and her baby boy have made a miraculous recovery after she lost a staggering 44 pints of blood during the labour meaning she needed what doctors believe was the UK's biggest ever blood transfusion
Healthy: Little Oliver was born after his mum Natasha Pollock experienced a difficult labor


 
 

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