Heartbroken father will remember his wife’s cries ‘for life’ when she suffered a brain aneurysm just days after giving birth to their third child
- Husband relived the moment his wife suffered a brain aneurysm
- He said she let out a scream and is now in intensive care.
A heartbroken husband has relived the horrifying moment when his wife suffered a brain aneurysm just days after giving birth to their daughter.
Tasmanian man Mickey Milburn said he will remember the screaming for the “rest of his life” after his wife Hayley suffered the medical episode.
Hayley had given birth to her youngest daughter, Eden, before experiencing headaches three days later and then a brain aneurysm six days later on February 22.
Tasmanian man Mickey Milburn said he will remember the screaming for the “rest of my life” after his wife Hayley suffered the medical episode.
She is now being treated in the intensive care unit at Royal Hobart Hospital while her husband looks after their three children alone.
Milburn said the couple had ruled out the headaches as pregnancy-related before the symptoms escalated.
“She thought it was related to the pregnancy, but all of a sudden she had this headache, she was screaming at the top of her lungs, saying how scared she was,” she said. the Mercury.
Mr. Milburn described the moment when his wife turned white and cold to the touch and her breathing became labored.
Her mother-in-law, Robyn Mills, works as a nurse and was with the couple at the time and managed to calm her daughter down.
Milburn called triple-0 and said he was glad his 7-year-old daughter Ava and 4-year-old son Reuben were not home at the time for fear they had been traumatized.
Ms. Milburn has undergone six surgeries since the medical episode and remains heavily intubated in the intensive care unit.
His condition has continued to spiral and his symptoms worsened on Thursday.
“He had constant high temperatures, high blood pressure and increased heart rate,” Milburn said.
Hayley had given birth to their youngest daughter, Eden, before she experienced headaches three days later and then suffered a brain aneurysm six days later.
“The doctors and nurses couldn’t figure out what was going on, they suggested it was an infection.”
The heartbroken father has tried to keep his children calm during the ordeal, telling them that their mother is in hospital with a stomach ache.
He has two more weeks of paternity leave and another week of annual leave before he has to go back to work.
Mrs Milburn’s aunt, Glenys Casboult, has started a GoFundMe to raise money for the family.
“The journey ahead will be a long one with rehab underway when Hayley is finally released,” she wrote.
‘We have created this fundraiser to offer financial support to Hayley and her family at this very difficult time.
“We hope more than anything that she is back to her usual bubbly self, home to her kids and the love of her life in no time at all.”