Mother, 27, dies from brain haemorrhage after giving birth to her SEVENTH child
Emma Butterfield died just days after she saw her doctor with a minor headacheShe was admitted to hospital but slipped into a coma and never woke up
Just 11 weeks earlier, Mrs Butterfield had given birth
10:33 GMT, 21 January 2013
19:30 GMT, 21 January 2013
Emma Butterfield (pictured on her wedding day) died 11 weeks after giving birth to her seventh child
A mother-of-seven has died from a brain haemorrhage just days after she visited her doctor with a minor headache.
Emma Butterfield had given birth to her seventh child Connor just 11 weeks earlier but after a visit to her doctor in Blackpool, Lancashire, on January 3 she tragically died at Blackpool Victoria Hospital in Blackpool.
Tragically, she suddenly slipped into a coma and put on life support on January 5 and never woke up, leaving behind a devastated family including her children, all under the age of nine-years-old.
Her father Ian Oldham said: ‘We don’t know what caused the brain haemorrhage.
‘She was ready to come home and then she got taken seriously ill very suddenly.
‘I’d only chatted to her on the Saturday teatime in the hospital.
‘She couldn’t wait to get home to see her kids.
‘Her husband Chris spoke to her at about 10 past 11 on Saturday night, then she went to sleep and didn’t wake up.
‘Now we have got six little Emma’s running about and one baby. She has left us with such a beautiful legacy.’
Butterfield of Layton, Blackpool, whose second son Nathan died aged
just 74 days from pneumonia in 2005, died with her family at her
Her mother Kath, 47, paid tribute to her daughter.
She said: ‘She was a little angel, a good friend and we were very close. We used to talk to each other about everything.’
shattered husband Christian Butterfield, whom she married in 2011,
said: ‘I am lost and devastated. I am just trying to get by with the
help of family. She was such a good mum.’
She is survived by son Leon, nine, Lucy, five, Luke, three, Lacey, two, Bethany, one, and new born baby Connor.
Mrs Butterfield's funeral will take place this Friday.
brain haemorrhage is bleeding in or around the brain which can be
caused by a traumatic brain injury or as a result of a ruptured
aneurysm, a form of stroke.
Emma Butterfield of Layton, Blackpool tragically died at Blackpool Victoria Hospital in Blackpool (pictured) just days after complaining of a minor headache