A woman gives birth while in an induced coma after effective
A woman has given birth while in an induced coma after effectively dying for six minutes following a severe brain bleed.

Katherine Boulton, 42, has been in hospital since October as a result of her arteriovenous malformation (AVM).

The rare tangle of blood vessels caused blood from her arteries to drain directly into her veins - stopping her supply of oxygen.

It caused her heart to stop beating temporarily from a cardiac arrest, as it worked harder to keep up with the extra blood flow.

Doctors to place the mother-of-two, from Market Harborough, Leicestershire, in a coma to give her the best possible chance of survival.

But she still managed to give birth to her daughter Phoebe through Caesarean section on Christmas Day - despite being unconscious....


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4113328/Woman-42-gives-birth-induced-coma-dying-6-minutes.html#i
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