Youngest ever baby to undergo open heart surgery goes home for the first time

Our little Christmas miracle: Parents' joy as youngest ever baby to have open heart surgery goes home for the first time Five-month-old Jessica Muse is believed to be the youngest person ever to undergo open heart surgery when she was just 30 minutes oldLittle girl was born hypoplastic left-heart syndrome, meaning she essentially had half a heart as the left side did not workFinally gone home after nine operations and two rounds of open heart surgery | UPDATED: 14:00 GMT, 13 December 2012 A baby girl who underwent open heart surgery at just 30 minutes old has been allowed home for the first time ever to celebrate Christmas.

This mother paid 1,000 to health insurers – but when she found a lump they refused to pay up

This mother paid 1,000 to health insurers – but when she found a lump they refused to pay upJudith Hitchins, 39, had private health insurance but found it difficult to claim compensationCompany PruHealth claimed that Judith's condition was pre-existing as well as a result of child-birth and refused to pay Complete guide to avoid being ripped off on private health insurance | UPDATED: 00:06 GMT, 9 December 2012 The problems started a couple of months after Judith Hitchins gave birth to her second son.

Happy birthday to the twins who survived odds of millions to one to be born two years apart

Happy birthday to the twins who survived odds of millions to one to be born two years apart Twins Lexi and Ruaridh Dalgleish are celebrating their birthday today – but while there will be four candles on Lexi’s cake, her brother will have half as many. Despite being conceived from the same batch of embryos, the twins were born two years apart