Angela Cook has bravely released heartbreaking pictures of her tragic son, Keelan Image: Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email A devastated mum sang 'Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star' to her dead baby and told him how much she loved him as he lay in a cot for six days.
Angela Cook has bravely shared heartbreaking pictures of her tragic child, Keelan, after he was stillborn on March 3, weighing just 3lb 2oz.
Following the youngster's birth, his relatives, including his siblings, Leon, 15, Callum, 11, Brooke, eight and Harley, six, cradled his tiny body. They also chatted to him, sang to him and posed for the moving images at Glangwili General Hospital in Camarthan, which they will now treasure forever.
Little Keelan was kept in a cool cot in a private room at the hospital following his stillbirth at 32 weeks and one day. He lay there looking "peaceful and handsome". Angela sang 'Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star' to her stillborn baby as he lay in a cot for six days Image: Read More "Mine and Luke's first child together, at 20 weeks we found out he was a boy. I wanted a girl, because me and Brooke are outnumbered, but Luke was over-the-moon.
At around 3am, Angela awoke needing the toilet. Returning to bed, she developed severe stomach cramps. The mum had been delighted to fall pregnant with her year-old partner Luke Baker's child Image: Llanelli Star She then thought her waters were breaking, but it was the start of Keelan's birth. There, following scans, a distraught Angela discovered her placenta had ruptured. A placental abruption is a serious condition, where the placenta completely separates from a woman's uterus before a baby is born.
It can deprive the baby of oxygen and nutrients and cause severe bleeding, posing dangers for both mum and baby. I was in shock, I was hysterical. Wales Online Angela, who had previously had caesareans, was taken to surgery and put under general anaesthetic so her baby could be delivered.
She described how the last thing she remembered was signing a form, consenting to a hysterectomy, if required.
The National Childbirth Trust NCT , the country's leading parenting organisation and champions of breastfeeding , openly defends bedsharing. But anyone who read the full paper, by a very experienced and well-respected team from Bristol and Warwick Universities, would be hard pushed to believe it either. Place the cots away from curtain cords and other cords or ropes in which babies could get tangled.
Angela awoke two hours later and shortly afterwards — still sore and groggy from the operation — she went to see her child. The parents were offered the chance to remain with their son for a few days after his birth, which they gratefully agreed to Image: PA Real Life "He was lying in a cold cot," she recalled.
Keelan's big brothers and sister sat with him, gently hugging him and talking to him. The family also took prints of his hands, which they've now stored in a special memory box. Google Maps Angela said losing her little boy was the worst pain imaginable, but the Cuddle Cot — as it is known — made the process easier.
Finally, on March 14, Keelan had his funeral. Mourners gathered in a local chapel in Burry Port to remember his short life. Like us on Facebook.
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