Call for pregnancy heart check

A mother has called for pregnant women in Wales to be scanned for a rare condition which caused the death of her daughter, just weeks after she had given birth to a baby son.

View all 3 updates ›

Heart check call after mother died weeks after birth

The family of a young mother who died from a rare heart condition is campaigning for all pregnant women to be checked for the problem.

Hannah Michelle-Browne was 21 when she died. Credit: Press People

Hannah-Michelle Browne, from Pontypool, died from Peripartum cardiomyopathy - a type of heart failure - just five weeks after her son was born.

Medics kept Hannah alive long enough to spend precious moments with her baby son, Gerwyn. Credit: Press People

More top news