Mom Nearly Dies; Twins' Amniotic Fluid Leaks Into Her Blood

Angela Cottam was in the middle of heavy labor with a set of twins when she suddenly began choking and turned blue. "I felt like I had a tickly cough," said the 32-year-old elementary school teacher from Flintshire in Wales. She didn't know it at the time, but the amniotic fluid surrounding the babies in her womb had leaked into her blood system and was quickly killing her. Cottam's lungs collapsed and she nearly bled to death. Cottam and her twin girls survived, although she spent 22 hours...Full Story
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