Mother told to abort baby as he had "no chance" of survival speaks of her joy as son comes home from hospital

Mother told to abort her baby as he had 'no chance' of survival speaks of her joy as he comes home from hospital Jade Clarke was offered a termination after doctors said baby had 'no chance' of living a full lifeShe refused and gave birth to Riley who had heart on wrong side of his body He spent first 17months in hospital but has now been allowed home By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 09:51 GMT, 15 February 2013 | UPDATED: 09:51 GMT, 15 February 2013 A mother who was told by doctors that her unborn son was so ill she should have an abortion is celebrating after her baby boy has made a miracle recovery – and come home from hospital for the first time.

Migrant baby boom triggers midwife crisis

Migrant baby boom triggers midwife crisis: Half of wards being forced to turn expectant mothers away Royal College of Midwives warns of massive shortage in parts of UK5,000 midwives needed in England alone to cope with demandHalf of maternity wards shut doors an average of seven times a year UK witnessing highest birth rate in 40 years, as hospitals struggle to cope pointing to it being another record-breaker and ONS projections suggesting the birth rate in England could hit 743,000 by 2014.

Highest birth rate in 40 years and a shortage of midwives pushes maternity services to "crucial tipping point"

Migrant baby boom triggers midwife crisis: Half of wards being forced to turn expectant mothers away Royal College of Midwives warns of massive shortage in parts of UK5,000 midwives needed in England alone to cope with demandHalf of maternity wards shut doors an average of seven times a year UK witnessing highest birth rate in 40 years, as hospitals struggle to cope pointing to it being another record-breaker and ONS projections suggesting the birth rate in England could hit 743,000 by 2014.

The secret midwife: Psychotic mothers, exhausted doctors and nurses asleep on the job: A whistleblower reveals the

The secret midwife: Psychotic mothers, exhausted doctors and nurses asleep on the job: A whistleblower reveals the desperate truth behind those rose-tinted TV shows | UPDATED: 22:46 GMT, 15 December 2012 With Call The Midwife and One Born Every Minute enjoying huge success, bringing babies into the world has rarely had more attention.

Newborn died after doctor ignored three bleeps to his pager and then failed to explain why he was late

Newborn died after doctor ignored three bleeps to his pager and then failed to explain why he was lateLucy Day was 'badly let down' by the NHS who missed opportunities that could have saved tragic daughter Fleur, coroner rules By Leon Watson PUBLISHED: 04:40 GMT, 6 December 2012 | UPDATED: 09:02 GMT, 6 December 2012 A tragic baby girl survived for just 15 hours following a catalogue of blunders by hospital staff which included an obstetrician ignoring three bleeps to his pager.

Wife bleeds to death after midwife persuades her to have homebirth, inquest hears

Wife bleeds to death after 'brainwashed' by midwife into having home birth, inquest hears Inquest hears midwife 'tugged' placenta out with great forceMidwife reassured husband the rest would come out 'naturally'Mother later rushed to hospital where doctors found 30 per cent of placenta remained in her body | UPDATED: 15:43 GMT, 5 September 2012 A woman who was so anxious about giving birth she hired a private midwife bled to death after her placenta was 'ripped out', an inquest heard.

Miracle as mother survives losing 12 PINTS of blood after giving birth to son (that"s more than is in most people)

Miracle as mother survives losing 12 PINTS of blood after giving birth to son (that's more than is in most people) Average woman has 8 to 10 pints of blood in her bodyRachel London lucky to be alive after losing 12 pints while giving birth to Jacob, who weighed 11lbs 2oz She had blood transfusion, then emergency surgery to stem blood flowJacob taken to special care unit with vomiting bug | UPDATED: 14:43 GMT, 3 July 2012 A mother almost died after losing an astonishing 12 pints of blood while giving birth to a boy weighing more than 11lbs.

Schoolboy Joby Graves helps deliver his brother then saves newborn"s life

A mini-midwife aged just FIVE! Schoolboy Joby helps deliver his brother then saves newborn's life by untangling cord from round his neckSon Joby only person on hand, but he proved a cool head under pressureComforted his mother then stepped in when his brother wasn't breathingKelly: 'He was absolutely fantastic and I completely underestimated him' | UPDATED: 16:08 GMT, 14 June 2012 When Kelly Graves went into sudden labour at home, she must have been just a little concerned that the only person to hand was her five-year-old son, Joby.