A 29-year-old woman died after contracting sepsis two weeks after having an emergency caesarean section, an inquest heard. Kimberley Jeffries gave birth to a girl after having a caesarean section at Colchester Hospital, in Essex on April 3 last year and was discharged from hospital. However, she became unwell at home and was readmitted on April 15. Ms Jeffries’s condition quickly deteriorated when she was in hospital and she died three days after being admitted. Kimberley Jeffries, pictured with her husband Chris, gave birth to a girl after having a caesarean section at Colchester Hospital An inquest looking into the mother’s death was opened at Chelmsford Coroner’s Court, Essex yesterday. The court heard evidence from Professor Sebastian Lucas, a pathologist at St Thomas’ Hospital. Prof Lucas, who specialises in carrying out post-mortem examinations relating to maternal deaths, gave the cause of death as septic shock caused by an unknown bacteria. He said it was likely to have been caused by e.coli or Group A Strep. Coroner’s officer Kirsty Roberts said: ‘She had a category two caesarean section at the hospital on April 3. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Who is Instagram star Sarah Kohan who has won the heart of…… Read full this story
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