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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Into the evening it will remain dry with the best of the clear spells in the west.
Some evening sunshine, although low cloud will spread from the coast into many areas early in the night.
Mr Parnell, from Sileby in Leicestershire, was celebrating his first wedding anniversary.