Ballet helps a girl avoid surgery on her legs
A ten year old girl has overcome a severe leg disability to win a role in the English Youth Ballet. Little Esme Phillips never crawled or walked as a toddler because her feet pointed almost 90 degrees the wrong way. But now she’s been picked to appear in Coppelia with the ... Continue reading
Father takes radical steps to record his voice so that Motor Neurone Disease won't stop him speaking to his toddler
Motor Neurone Disease (MND) sufferer, Laurence Brewer, 43, has turned to pioneering technology, to enable him to ‘bank’ his voice. This will allow him to continue to read to his 13-month-old son, Stan, as his illness progresses.
The Model Talker voice software will preserve Laurence’s voice, in preparation for when his MND ... Continue reading
Worried dad Philip Rice uploaded photo of his 4-year-old's rash - and it helped save his life
When worried dad Philip Rice found a purple rash on his 4-year-old son's face, he took a picture on his mobile phone and sent it to a friend via Facebook.
Amazingly, this simple phone photo led to his son's diagnosis of leukaemia.
When the snap was seen by Philip's doctor friend, he was ... Continue reading
Newborn baby “frozen” for three days to prevent brain damage after being starved of oxygen in the womb
A baby who came back to life 25 minutes after being stillborn, was revived after quick-thinking doctors put her in a hypothermic state for 72 hours, reports the Daily Mail.
Little Ella Anderson, who is now a healthy 9-month-old, was stillborn after being starved of oxygen in the womb. Though the labour ... Continue reading
A mother-of-two throws herself onto the floor ranting after her favourite cupcake sells out
Have there ever been times when you felt like having a full toddler tantrum, as good as your little one can throw? Lots of us have - but one mother went that bit further and had a public meltdown in front of her children and shocked shoppers.
The mum-of-two threw herself to ... Continue reading
New variety of ice cream made with donated breast milk is withdrawn for health and safety tests
A restaurant which put breast milk ice cream on sale has had its supplies seized by the council, over fears that is may be unsafe to eat.
The Icecreamists in Covent Garden, London, caused controversy when they added the £14 Baby Gaga breast milk ice cream to the menu. But now the ... Continue reading
Covent Garden ice cream parlour buys mums’ breast milk for its new recipe!
Would you eat a breast milk ice cream? One London ice cream maker is so sure the public will go gaga for his new breast milk flavour, he’s enlisted the services of 15 lactating mums to stock the fridge at his Covent Garden parlour.
Matt O’Connor, who runs Icecreamatists, is offering mums ... Continue reading
American baby arrived early in hospital lift and is named ‘Ellee’ by her parents
A mum gave birth in a hospital elevator less than hour after her contractions started, and has used her baby’s birth place as naming inspiration.
Crystal Leming, 25, and husband Patrick, 35, rushed to the Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Kansas, US, but their baby couldn’t wait any longer and was born in ... Continue reading
Dad names his baby daughter after the social networking site
A proud Egyptian dad has announced that he’s named his newborn baby ‘Facebook’ in honour of the role it played in the recent revolution.
Facebook Ibrahim was named after the popular social networking site as her dad wanted “to express his joy at the achievements made by the January 25 youth”. Referring ... Continue reading
Private Kayla Donnelly gave birth two weeks after returning home from the front after surprise pregnancy
A female soldier served on the front line in Afghanistan unaware that she was seven months pregnant, according to the Daily Mail.
Private Kayla Donnelly, 21, revealed that she apparently didn't know that she was carrying a baby whilst fighting in Helmand province from March until September last year. Normally, as soon ... Continue reading
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