Six month old Olivia was given two hours to live after being diagnosed with newborn anaemia
A baby born with ‘no blood’ is doing well after being given two blood transfusions straight after birth.
Doctors were stunned when Olivia Norton was born ‘ghost white’ due to a lack of blood in her body. She was diagnosed with fetomaternal haemorrhage – a rare condition where a baby’s blood runs directly back ... Continue reading
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Triplets’ mum spends last two and a half months of pregnancy upside down to stop her babies being born too premature
Joanna Krzysztonek spent more than 10 weeks upside down to save the lives of her unborn babies after going into labour at just 21 weeks.
Joanna was pregnant with triplets when she went into premature labour. Her first baby was born at 21 weeks, but was sadly too weak to survive.
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A child has been arrested in Greece for trying to sell a 10 week old baby for £10K
A Greek 12-year-old girl has been caught by undercover police officers trying to sell a newborn baby for £10,500.
The Greek police officers were posing as adoptive parents as they arrested the girl, along with her 44-year-old aunt and her aunt’s mother and father.
Although the three adults have been arrested on illegal ... Continue reading
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Incredible mum makes heartbreaking decision to donate newborn baby’s organs to save another baby’s life
A new mum made the heart wrenching decision to allow her newborn baby’s organs to be donated, after he died in her arms soon after birth. Jade Awdry made the decision after Zachary survived for just 23 minutes.
Baby Zachary died from a fractured skull, which he endured while being delivered by ... Continue reading
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Three brothers born at 25 weeks become the most premature triplets to survive in the UK
Three baby boys born 15 weeks early have been celebrated as the most premature triplets ever to survive in Britain. Now at home with their parents, the three are “fighting fit” and doing well.
Max, Lucas and Harvey were born in November after just 24 weeks and 5 days in the ... Continue reading
Two babies were briefly mixed up and given to the wrong mums after being taken away by nurses to settle
A mum in from Nottinghamshire was left breastfeeding the wrong newborn, after hospital staff mixed her baby up with another.
The two newborns had both been taken from their mums to be cared for by hospital staff to allow the women to rest. But on returning the babies, mum A received mum ... Continue reading
Couple induce labour two weeks early so dad-to-be with days to live can meet his baby
When Diane and Mark Aulger discovered Mark, 52, was suffering from a fatal lung disease, they made the life-changing decision to induce pregnant Diane so the dad-to-be could meet his newborn baby.
It should have been one of the happiest days of their lives. But for the Texan couple the birth ... Continue reading
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Jasmine Carr was given a 15% chance of survival when she had open-heart surgery at just 17 hours old
Jasmine Carr is on the road to recovery after becoming the youngest person ever to have open-heart surgery, at just 17-hours-old.
The tiny fighter had a 15% chance of survival when surgeons at Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital operated on her in September.
“Being told there is little chance of your ... Continue reading
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