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My son was a Christmas miracle

My son was a Christmas miracle

Sheri Torkington thought she’d never have a baby – but after five long years of trying, she delivered a very special Christmas present

Miracle baby

Miracle baby

When little Druhan Stone was born with a life-threatening brain condition, parents Ellen and Andrew had to confront a nightmare decision – should their son face pioneering life-or-death surgery?

A second chance

A second chance

While being treated for suspected dehydration, doctors discovered that 14-month-old Jack Morley had a deadly brain tumour. Mum Lisa shares their story…

'My girl is a genius!'

'My girl is a genius!'

Having a super-intelligent little one can be ‘interesting’, says Zoe Townsend, whose daughter Beatrix became one of the youngest-ever members of Mensa at the age of two

Our early arrival

Our early arrival

At just 30 weeks into her pregnancy, Carrie Naish naturally assumed she still had several more to go. Baby Sammy, however, had his own surprise planned...

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