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I was terrified when I read that front page headline. At the time, I think I'd just had my first baby. I was a young mum at home, on pregnancy leave, nursing my baby and this story appeared, and I thought that my employers, I thought the public, I certainly thought the press would view me from that moment onwards as a murderer, because that's what the headline made it look like. It made it look like I was a calculating, cold-blooded murderer and I knew I wasn't. I was sitting at home nursing my baby and I knew I was a good person, and I was frightened to go out from that moment onwards. So yes, I did complain to the Press Council, as it was then, about that story and they completely upheld my complaint.

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