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Grieving Long Sutton mum's book of poems aims to raise awareness of SUDEP - a complication of epilepsy which killed her daughter




The loss of her beloved daughter through a little known complication linked to epilepsy has led to a mother publishing a book of poetry about the tragedy which aims to raise awareness of SUDEP.

Christine Carter with her daughter Samantha Hardcastle who died of SUDEP. (2897411)
Christine Carter with her daughter Samantha Hardcastle who died of SUDEP. (2897411)

Christine Carter, 55, a primary teacher from Long Sutton, was devastated when her heavily pregnant daughter Samantha Hardcastle died in her sleep at the age of 25, 13 years ago.

Samantha, who was seven months pregnant, died as a result of SUDEP - Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy- a complication of the illness she had suffered since she was 16.



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