Our June warrior Sariyah – defying the odds

Sariyah Jai is our Warrior Princess. She is beautiful, smart and has the most infectious smile that lights up any room. She cheeky, has a mischievous side and gives the best kisses ever. We recently celebrated her 6th Birthday with a garden party that she was able to enjoy with her family and friends. We […]

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Our May warrior Millie

Millie was born 9th September 2021, around Christmas/January time we noticed that she wasn’t using her right arm half as much as her left. After numerous doctor visits we were referred to a paediatrician. However, in March I noticed she was doing some unusual movements, a bit like she was being made to jump and […]

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Our March warrior Isaac

Isaac was born in July 2022 after a pretty smooth sailing pregnancy (although in the middle of a heatwave!) He was a happy baby who was an amazing sleeper In January 2023, I noticed some strange movements when Isaac woke from a nap. After being dismissed by the GP who told me “it is not […]

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Our December warrior Caleb

Caleb’s story is written by his mum Adela. A small proportion of  children with infantile spasms later develop Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome – characterised by multiple seizure types and characteristic EEG abnormalities. Seizures in LGS are often difficult to treat. Caleb’s story illustrates the difficulties families with drug resistant epilepsy are still having accessing medical cannabis, despite […]

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Our November warrior Ivy-Rose

 Ivy-Rose’s story is written by her mum Kylie   My beautiful Ivy-Rose was born November 2021. Pregnancy was fine until told I had polyhydramnios and couldn’t go into labour naturally so had to be induced at 38 weeks. Having two previous pregnancies with natural births I was a little nervous. I ended up with covid […]

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Our October warrior – Cerys

This is Cerys and this is her story, written by mum Delyth. Cerys was born in March 2012 at 39 weeks after a very straightforward pregnancy and uncomplicated birth. Due to other conditions I suffered with in the past she was our miracle baby. I often think back to those first few months of Cerys’ […]

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Back to school … part 2

Ella is 4 years old now and just starting mainstream foundation. She was diagnosed with infantile spasms at 16 weeks and then Aicardi syndrome when she was 2 years old. She has had a rocky few years since diagnosis and still battles seizures most days but is always smiling and happy. She is so pleased […]

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