Cause of death learned for Ana Gutierrez

PASCO, Wash. -- KEPR is continuing to follow the tragic story of a Pasco mom who died just an hour after giving birth. The Franklin County Coroner's Office says, after reviewing Ana Gutierrez's death certificate, it appears her heart collapsed from complications in her pregnancy.

An amniotic fluid embolism may have played a part.

Ana passed away a few weeks ago during birth. Her baby survived through an emergency C-section.

The 37-year-old left behind her husband, Raul, and five children.