"Postnatal care at home after my daughter's baby died."

About: Leeds General Infirmary / Maternity care Leeds PCT

(as a relative),

Whilst in hospital, my daughter received kind and considerate care after she gave birth at 32weeks and her son died.

As soon as she left hospital she had only one midwife visit, which the hospital set up, after that even though she had an infection and low iron, we had to fight to get another visit and we're still fighting for proper care.

There was no counselling set up or no proper care, it was if just because their baby is not alive then postnatal care is not needed.

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Response from Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear samkey

Thank you for taking the time to post these comments particularly during such a difficult time for you and your family. We are very sorry to hear about your daughter's son.

We always strive to offer everyone a high quality experience and take it very seriously when we get it wrong. If you would like to discuss the issues in person, and confidentially, you can contact the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (P.A.L.S) on 0113 2067168 or email patient.relations@leedsth.nhs.uk

We hope you will feel able to do this so that the issues you've raised can be addressed.

With kind regards