September warrior – Joey’s story.

On the 11th of June 2017 Joey Silke arrived after a healthy pregnancy and a drug free natural birth. We were thrilled as was his older sister Molly. Joey was like every other baby development wise and was sleeping through the night from 4 weeks old. At 6 months old I noticed some odd movements, […]

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July warrior – Noah

Noah’s story is told by his mum, Amy. Noah’s nickname is Pickle, and no nickname could be more accurate for this little warrior! He is a cheeky little monkey, who has been a Pickle since the moment of conception! This is our story. Throughout my whole pregnancy I suffered hyperemesis gravidarum (extreme morning sickness). At […]

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UKIST’s October warrior – Jonjoe’s story

Jonjoe and his twin brother Jamie were born prematurely at 28 weeks by emergency C-section. Jonjoe was the bigger, stronger twin at a whopping 2lb10oz and pretty much sailed through NICU. He was the twin we thought we didn’t have to worry about!  It soon became apparent to me that there was something not quite […]

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