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She spent the last five weeks of her pregnancy in hospital suffering from obstetric cholestasis, a rare condition in the liver of pregnant women.
Liz was 28 weeks gone when her hands and feet started itching and she was diagnosed with obstetric cholestasis, a liver condition associated with pregnancy that affects one in 150 pregnant women and can cause early labour.
Miss Cox told how she feared she might lose the baby when she developed obstetric cholestasis, but she got the warning signs of itchy skin checked out in time.
It is thought that she was suffering from obstetric cholestasis, as her skin became itchy late into her pregnancy.
The main concern with obstetric cholestasis is a risk of prematurity and sudden intrauterine fetal death in previously healthy fetuses (RCOG, 2006).
Everything was fine with the pregnancy until right at the end when I had obstetric cholestasis which meant my liver wasn't getting rid of poisons and it gave me terrible itching on my hands and feet.
Miss Cox suffered from obstetric cholestasis (OC) during the later stages of the pregnancy, a liver condition which causes severe itching.
Consultant obstetrician Patrick Forbes said Elaine may have a condition called obstetric cholestasis (OC).