Parents cherish fragile girls who suffered 12 broken bones between them in their first week of life

The China doll twins: Parents cherish fragile girls who suffered 12 broken bones between them in their first week of lifeAmy and Ava are so fragile that even cradling them could break their ribs Mother Charmaine was 23 weeks pregnant when she was told her girls could have a severe bone deformity but didn't want to terminate themBabies appeared healthy after birth but a scan 11 days later revealed how delicate they wereAva broke her arm while being bathed while Amy broke her ribs wriggling in her cot | UPDATED: 19:35 GMT, 12 December 2012 The parents of twin girls have revealed they can't even cradle them, because they suffer from a rare condition which means they are as fragile as china dolls.

Arachnoid Cyst: Schoolboy, Laughlan Dougall has undergone 40 operations to cure an eight-year headache

Schoolboy, ten, undergoes 40 operations to try and cure an eight-year headache Schoolboy has to have an operation around once every two months to drain fluid from his skull Laughlan had an operation to remove a bone from his skull to give the brain more room in October last year, but the surgery failed | UPDATED: 18:05 GMT, 5 September 2012 A brave schoolboy has had 40 operations as doctors try to cure him of an eight-year headache.

Schoolboy, ten, who has undergone 40 operations to cure an eight-year headache

Schoolboy, ten, undergoes 40 operations to try and cure an eight-year headache Schoolboy has to have an operation around once every two months to drain fluid from his skull Laughlan had an operation to remove a bone from his skull to give the brain more room in October last year, but the surgery failed | UPDATED: 16:01 GMT, 5 September 2012 A brave schoolboy has had 40 operations as doctors try to cure him of an eight-year headache.