Baby born with half a heart survives despite going FOUR MONTHS without treatment Scarlett Dougan suffers from Hypoplastic Right Heart Syndrome, where the right side of the organ is underdevelopedMany babies diagnosed with the rare condition die within days of birthSince her diagnosis baby Scarlett has undergone two major heart operations | UPDATED: 20:22 GMT, 8 September 2012 A baby girl born with half a heart survived despite the fact her life-threatening condition was not diagnosed until she reached four months old.
Bad news for dads: Babies “should share mother”s bed until age three” because it”s good for their heartsSleeping alone makes it “harder for mother and child to bond and damages the development of the brain”Researchers believe this lead to bad behaviour as the child grows up
Boy disabled at birth after doctors failed to spot plummeting blood sugar levels set for 1m payout | UPDATED: 16:45 GMT, 9 August 2012 A boy left brain damaged as a baby after doctors failed to spot his blood sugar levels had plummeted is set to be awarded more than 1million in compensation.
As if mothers don't have enough to worry about: Boy, 4, falls over and hits his head 20 times a day due to mystery conditionDesperate mother left waiting six months for NHS specialist to see her son and diagnose condition Frankie needs to carried to bed and has to sit in a pushchair when going out for his own safety | UPDATED: 11:18 GMT, 11 May 2012 Being a mother is hard enough at the best of times.
Babies more than twice as likely to have colic if their mothers suffer from migraines Babies are two-and-a-half times more likely to have colic if their mothers suffer from migraines, say researchers.
One in four toddlers are lacking vitamin D and could face walking delays, warns expert Despite a recommendation that all children under five should take Vitamin D supplements, 74 per cent of parents know nothing about the guidelines A quarter of all toddlers in the UK are lacking Vitamin D, according to research.