Friday's ChildThe Heartbreaking Story of a Mother's Love and a Family's Loss
In 2004, Jessica Palmer died suddenly of septicaemia, just six days after giving birth to her second child. Distraught, her husband Ben struggled to comprehend his loss and to care for their two young children. It later came to light that Jessica's condition can usually be easily detected and prevented but in this case nothing was done until it was too late. Ben and his family successfully sued the NHS for negligence in 2007.This is Ben's heartbreaking story of dealing with his grief while raising two small children as a single parent. As he tries to accept the idea of life without his beloved wife, he battles shock, grief, despair and guilt, before finally finding hope in the future, thanks to the love and support of his friends and family. It is a devastating story of living with a cruel and needless loss.
A DEVASTATING STORY OF LOVE, LOSS AND HOPE
Ben Palmer runs an information technology business from home, where he lives with his six-year-old son Harry and three-year-old daughter Emily. This is his first book.www.jessicastrust.org.uk
'I wish I could have had just one more conversation with you. What would I have said? Thank you. Thank you for our beautiful children. Thank you for loving me. I love you; the three of us love you.'