Nicola Grantham from Nuneaton lost a lot of blood after giving birth to her daughter. She says "I might not have been here if it wasn't for that blood."
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After a wet and windy start to Tuesday, rain will clear to the north to leave it dry, with easing winds but largely cloudy skies.
Early rain will clear northwards during Tuesday morning, allowing drier conditions behind.
Lincoln Castle is among the three venues that will host the Tower of London poppies this year.