Mum speaks out after her baby drowns in the bath

Distraught mum Amy Denning urges parents to be more aware when bathing their young children

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A mum, whose 11-month-old baby drowned after she left him and his older brother unattended in the bath for just a few minutes, has spoken out to urge parents to never leave their young children alone in the bath.

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Amy Dennings, from South Yorkshire tragically lost her son Oliver after leaving the bathroom for a quick moment to clean a changing mat. When she returned, Amy discovered her baby submerged in the bath water unconscious. After rushing him to hospital, Oliver sadly died of brain damage a week later.

“I would like other people to learn from what has happened to us. I would like to tell everyone never to leave a child in the bath, even for a second. I would have this to happen to any other family,” Amy has said.

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