Warning: This post deals with suicide and may be triggering for some readers.
Carla Murtagh was a mum of seven, and had just discovered she was pregnant with her eighth child.
On November 6, 2016, the 34-year-old took her own life as her family prepared to celebrate a birthday, the Birmingham Mail reports.
An inquest into her death a Birmingham Coroner’s Court was told that Carla had decided to terminate her eighth pregnancy after she learned she was pregnant again.
"We were shocked because it wasn't planned," her husband Matthew told the inquest.
"She considered having an abortion because we already had so many children.
"She was upset, and we were discussing how we were going to have another baby."