Coma mother is home for Christmas
Friends visited Mrs Allinson in hospital to help restore her memory
Lisa Allinson, of Darcy Lever near Bolton, fell unconscious after the birth in June when she had a stroke caused by the condition pre-eclampsia.初期子巔(孕婦痙攣)
She was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital in Lancashire from the Royal Bolton Hospital for brain surgery.
Mrs Allinson suffered memory loss and was unable to speak after the coma.
Surgeons at the Preston hospital had to remove half of her skull to operate and replaced it with a metal plate.
When she woke from her coma, Mrs Allinson was given the good news that she was a mother.
Her husband Andrew arranged for friends to visit to help get her memory back.
A spokesman for the Royal Preston Hospital said: "We're delighted she's making such a good recovery.
"It's always great to see a patient recovering and at home for Christmas."The baby boy, who is called Benjamin, was born fit and well on 5 June.
《中英對照讀新聞》"I went into a coma and woke up a mum"「我陷入昏迷，醒來當媽」
Lisa Allinson fell into a coma and woke six weeks later to find she was a mum.
The 34-year-old woman was left fighting for life after a rare pregnancy condition caused a stroke and loss of memory.
She lost consciousness hours after giving birth to son Benjamin and was put on a life-support machine, reports the Daily Mirror.
Lisa had no recollection of the birth and was stunned when she eventually came round to see her new arrival.
After six months in hospital, she was celebrating being allowed home. Pharmacist Lisa, from Bolton, said： "It’s brilliant. I don’t remember much-and I don’t really want to."
Her husband Andy, 34, said： "The doctors and surgeons are scratching their heads - it’s a miracle."
wake up：片語，醒來。例句：Yesterday I woke up to discover that he had gone.（昨天我醒來，發現他已走了。）
come round：片語，甦醒，恢復健康，亦可指感情的和好如初。例句：They often argue but it doesn’t take them long to come round.（他們時常爭吵，但沒多久就和好如初。）
scratch one’s head：片語，搔頭表示疑惑，不知如何應付。例句：He was scratching his head over his teacher’s question.（他抓著頭不知該如何回答老師的問題。）
A Christmas Miracle … Lisa Allinson Awakes from Coma to Discover She had Given Birth to Baby Benjamin
The Miracle of Christmas … The 34 year old Lisa Allinson went into a coma and woke up a mum. What greater gift could she have received than celebrating the birth of her son. She was released from hospital in time to celebrate her baby’s first Christmas.
A woman who went into a coma woke up six weeks later to be told she had become a mother.
Lisa Allinson with her husband, Andy, and her son, Benjamin
Lisa Allinson, 34, was left fighting for her life after a rare pregnancy condition caused a massive stroke.
Shortly after giving birth to her first son, Benjamin, Mrs Allinson, a pharmacist, lost consciousness and was placed on a life-support machine.
Her husband Andy kept vigil by her bedside and doctors removed half her skull in an attempt to save her life.
Six weeks later Mrs Allinson stunned doctors by waking up. Paralysed and unable to speak, she was also suffering from memory loss and was shocked to be told she was a mother.
Yesterday, after six months in hospital, she was allowed home to celebrate Benjamin’s first Christmas. (Telegraph UK)