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Sophie's story

Birth asphyxia

Due to complications during her birth, baby Sophie was starved of oxygen and born totally blue and unresponsive. Doctors used a revolutionary cooling therapy to reduce the risk of brain damage.

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Gemma's story

Gemma was born premature and was involved in a trial to see if early milk feeding would be beneficial.

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Katie's story

Childhood liver disease

Born with severe liver disease, Katie took part in a study which explored new ways to help babies survive this illness by changing their diet. It saved her life.

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Alfie's story


Alfie was just two when he suffered his first stroke. He has since had at least seven more and, despite surgery, there is no guarantee he won’t have another.

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