(BOSTON HERALD) Two young fathers are searching for answers and grasping with the reality of raising children alone after both their wives died in childbirth at South Shore Hospital in the span of a month.
Such deaths typically occur only two or three times a year statewide, and both state and hospital officials are investigating what happened at the Weymouth hospital.
Colleen A. Celia, 32, of Middleboro died last Wednesday, leaving four children, including her newborn baby girl, Mya, after suffering an amniotic fluid embolism. Christie Lee Fazio, 30, of Marshfield died Dec. 14 after giving birth to her first child, a healthy baby boy named Jonathan. She had complications from a Caesarean section.