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Real stories

Iris and Tom’s story

Pre-eclampsia and premature birth

“When I walked out of hospital with two babies in two baby seats, it was so special. I’ve never had a prouder moment,” says Maria, mum to twins Tom and Iris, six, and their big sister Molly who is eight.

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Toby, Corey and Izzy's story

Juvenile Batten disease

Sophia's story

Pregnancy complications and premature birth

Francesco's story

Landau Kleffner syndrome

Ioan's story

Tourette syndrome

Sam and Josh's story

Autism spectrum condition

Jessica's story

Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS)

Joey's story

Brain cancer

Henry's story

Down syndrome

Kira's story

Acquired brain injury

Skye's story

Brain tumour

Tom’s story

Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Aiden's story

Hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy (HIE)

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