An 18-year-old new mom says she was left with an epidural tube stuck in her back for days, and hospitals weren't able to help.
If you haven’t hopped aboard the manuka honey train yet, here’s yet another reason to do so: A recent study has found that its anti-bacterial qualities are so strong it could soon be used to fight hospital infections. Apparently this discovery could pretty revolutionary for those particularly at risk of bacterial infections, such as hospital inpatients using a catheter (one in four) or those that regularly suffer from urinary tract infections. Plenty of us have sung the praises of manuka honey for years now - it’s believed to be a great natural medicine, and thanks to studies like this, a proven antibacterial solution too.
Jessica Stubbins, 24, from Ashby, North Lincolnshire, gave birth to baby Lucy in under a minute at the doors to Scunthorpe General Hospital. Mother-of-two Jessica flipped the baby upside down to release the umbilical cord from around her neck.
Constipation and labour pains: Are they really that easy to mix up? Esther Hope, 23, from Chilworth, Surrey, didn’t know she was pregnant as doctors had put her abdominal cramps and back pain down to a bout of severe irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). “I knew it was a baby as soon as I realised it was coming from the wrong place,” said Ms Hope.
A father “almost lost” his baby daughter to the über-contagious Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and is warning others about the dangers of not washing hands.
A woman who was left in a coma after a car crash has defied doctors’ predictions and the odds to become a top model. Sara Najm, 21, was told she would never walk again after the crash in 2012 left her with serious brain damage and in a four-month coma. Ms Najm, from Long Eaton, Derbyshire, said: “My mum had always told me I was still beautiful after the accident, but I never believed her.