Jean Milburn gives birth prematurely and suffers from postpartum complications in Sex Education season 3. What happened to her is as follows.
Jean Milburn gives birth to her daughter prematurely in the penultimate episode of Sex Education season 3. Putting her life in danger. Dr Jean Milburn (Gillian Anderson), Otis’ (Asa Butterfield) divorced mother, is Sex Education’s resident sex therapist. With a string of one-night stands. She soon falls for Jakob Nyman (Mikael Persbrandt), a widowed Swedish handyman. He is also the father of Otis’ ex-girlfriend Ola (Patricia Allison). At the end of Sex Education season 2. The couple divorces. And it is revealed that they are expecting a child. Despite Jean’s perimenopause and Jakob’s vasectomy.
She declares that she is experiencing strange sensations. Jean then suffers from postpartum haemorrhage (PPH), which is a complication of late pregnancies, as researchers have discovered. Maternal and foetal risks. Including preterm delivery and postpartum haemorrhage. These are strongly associated with advanced maternal age, particularly 45 years and older.
Jean, thankfully, survives and is ready to move on with her family by the end of Season 3. But Gillian Anderson’s character’s problems don’t seem to end there, as she discovers the shocking identity of her baby’s father. As Sex Education season 4 begins, this sets up more complicated (and hopefully less life-threatening) storylines for Jean, Jakob, and Joy.