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Thursday, January 2, 2014

Combat wounded Iraq veteran, amputee shocked by pregnancy

Veteran shot in the stomach now pregnant
MSN New Zealand
Matthew Henry
Jan 2 2014

A British female soldier who was told she would never have children after taking a bullet in the stomach in Iraq is "delighted" to be expecting a "miracle baby".

Hannah Campbell, 28, was dug out from underneath a pile of rubble in Basra after a mortar round sent a building crashing down on top of her.

A high velocity bullet damaged her womb while the building's collapse left her blind in one eye and with horrific injuries to her leg, which had to be amputated.

Doctors delivered the devastating news that Ms Campbell would never have children but now, against the odds, she and her partner are pregnant.
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