SWNS_SEPSIS_FEET_007.jpg Image by: Callie Colwick

A mother lost both her FEET after a life-threatening labour ordeal which left her bleeding heavily and infected with sepsis.

Callie Colwick, 30, suffered from a rare condition called placenta accreta while pregnant with her son Quinn.

The serious complication occurs when the placenta detaches from the uterine wall after delivery and causes severe blood loss.

She tragically lost her newborn son and contracted sepsis which left her fighting for her life as her organs failed.

Doctors had no choice but to amputate both of Callie’s legs, her left thumb and forefinger and remove her uterus as the tissue had ‘died’

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