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URGENT - PLEASE DOES ANYONE KNOW OF THE NAME OF THE DEADLY ILLNESS THAT CAN EFFECT NEW MOTHERS?

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2notenuff Mon 15-Sep-08 09:32:59

Just bumped into a friend who gave birth very recently and she is a wreck, she has already been in hospital with feve and they did tests then sent her home. she looks awful and was staggering her way to her docs now again.

i read on here about a man who wrote a book a nd websire on a an illness that took his partners life shortly after she gave birth - please can you tell em the name so I can call her and get her doc to check for it???

thanks

ILikeToMoveItMoveIt Mon 15-Sep-08 09:34:43

Puerperal fever aka Childbed fever?

moopymoo Mon 15-Sep-08 09:35:15

is it this? puerperal fever? hope she ok.

2notenuff Mon 15-Sep-08 09:41:30

thanks just emailed her a link.

she is not a close friend so o dont have her mobile anywhere now, just looking like mad. hope she get smy email or the gp just checks her for that anyway.

i'm sure she is fine but its better to check these things

excuse bad rushed typing x

Janni Mon 15-Sep-08 09:46:55

My first thought was 'Sleep Deprivation', but actually, yes it's puerperal fever. Hope she's getting the help she needs smile

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