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A United Kingdom mother is warning other new parents after her 11-month-old son, Oliver, developed sepsis that led to the removal of all four of his limbs — including one she claims self-amputated when his diaper was being changed.
Abigail Wardle, from Cleethorpes, England, told Yahoo Style UK she first took Oliver to a medical clinic on March 16, when the young boy seemed “a bit under the weather.”
Wardle claims a doctor sent them home, instructing her to give Oliver fluids and acetaminophen for children. But his condition quickly went downhill.
By that night, Oliver was seemingly sicker; Wardle described him as “lifeless.”
“When I moved him, it was as though his bones were aching,” she recalled.
The next day, Wardle told Yahoo Style UK she took Oliver back to the doctor. Upon arrival, a nurse became “immediately concerned” and the young boy was quickly rushed to emergency care. At this point, Wardle wasn’t clear what was wrong with her son, telling the publication it was “all a blur.”
"I could hear a doctor on the phone to another hospital asking how to treat Oliver,” she said. "His hand and feet had started to go purple, and I just remember thinking he must be cold and telling them to put some socks on him.”
Oliver was reportedly placed in a medically induced coma.
UK baby loses all 4 limbs following horrific sepsis infection, mom claims one leg 'came off in her hand'
A United Kingdom mother is warning other new parents after her 11-month-old son, Oliver, developed a sepsis that led to the removal of all four of his limbs.