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.

Unborn babies get taste for fruit and vegetables from their mothers

Unborn babies get taste for fruit and vegetables from their mothers Babies are more accepting of foods their mothers eat often while pregnantStudy indicates they get also get a taste for novel foods through breast milk The research was carried out by the Monell Centre in PhiladelphiaBabies are 'biologically hardwired' to like food containing salt and sugarStudy found that they are not attracted to bitter foods like green vegetables By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 15:06 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 23:52 GMT, 14 February 2013 Mothers can reduce the chances of having fussy eaters by eating plenty of vegetables during pregnancy The parental crusade to get children to eat fruit and vegetables should begin before birth, researchers said last night.

I was almost killed by unborn baby"s fingernail: Mother was left in coma and needed 22 blood transfusions

I was almost killed by unborn baby's fingernail: Mother was left in coma and needed 22 blood transfusionsAngela Cottom almost died after a nail or hair passed into her bloodstreamThe rare condition only affects one in 80,000 birthsIt caused Mrs Cottom to suffer internal bleeding and her lungs collapsedDoctors told husband she could be in a coma for days or even weeksBut she woke up 12 hours later and went home a week later By Liz Hull PUBLISHED: 22:31 GMT, 6 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:51 GMT, 7 January 2013 Born five weeks premature, twins Amelie and Ava only just made it into this world after being resuscitated with oxygen.

Heartbroken woman aborts baby due to rare phobia of pregnancy

Heartbroken woman aborts baby after traumatic loss of first son leaves her terrified of pregnancy Charlotte Arnold, 24, lost her first son just weeks before he was due to be bornShe was desperate for a child, but terrified of going through the distress againShe terminated her second child at eight weeks – but after counselling she and her partner are now considering trying for another | UPDATED: 19:12 GMT, 27 November 2012 Charlotte Arnold took the decision to abort her unborn baby after losing her first son just weeks away from his due date.

Joseph O"Reggio: £6million payout for boy starved of oxygen at birth which caused cerebral palsy

£6million payout for boy starved of oxygen at birth which caused cerebral palsy Joseph O’Reggio, 11, has been left unable or speak or feed himselfMaternity staff failed to act swiftly enough when his heart rate dropped Delay caused him to be starved of oxygen which led to brain damage Ten year battle for parents Julian and Rachel to get the hospital to accept liability | UPDATED: 21:22 GMT, 15 October 2012 The family of a boy who developed severe cerebral palsy after a hospital blunder led to him being starved of oxygen at birth have received a £6million payout.

Whooping cough jab will now be offered to all pregnant women: Nine babies die in the worst outbreak for decades

Whooping cough jab will now be offered to all pregnant women: Nine babies die in the worst outbreak for decades All women who are between 28 and 38 weeks pregnant will be eligible for the vaccineThe UK is experiencing the worst whooping cough outbreak for 20 years The Department of Health say it is a temporary measure until disease rates fall again | UPDATED: 08:22 GMT, 28 September 2012 Time for action: Pregnant women will now be given the whooping cough jab in the womb Every pregnant woman will be offered the whooping cough jab amid the worst outbreak in more than 20 years.

Mother scarred for life after having allergic reaction to her son"s hormones while he was in the womb

Allergic to my unborn son: Mother scarred for life after reacting to her baby's hormones while he was in the wombPainful and itchy rash began covering Dayle Byrom's body at 20 weeksDoctors believe she is intolerant to testosterone produced by the foetus By Emma Reynolds PUBLISHED: 12:40 GMT, 25 September 2012 | UPDATED: 12:40 GMT, 25 September 2012 A new mother was scarred for life after an allergic reaction to her son while he was still in the womb.

Eating fatty food while pregnant "increases chances of daughter and granddaughters developing breast cancer"

Eating fatty food while pregnant 'increases chances of daughter and granddaughters developing breast cancer'Eating an unhealthy diet can 'permanently alter the cells of an unborn baby – and future generations' The NHS recommends pregnant women do not 'eat for two' and avoid junk food high in fat | UPDATED: 15:13 GMT, 11 September 2012 Repercussions: Researchers believe eating an unhealthy diet can permanently alter the cells of an unborn baby Pregnant women who gorge on fatty foods may increase the chances of their daughters and even grand-daughters developing breast cancer in later life.

Baby with half a heart who was nearly aborted because her chance of survival was so low celebrates first birthday

Baby with half a heart who was nearly aborted because her chance of survival was so low celebrates first birthday Daisy underwent a gruelling four-hour operation to ‘rewire’ her heart so it could function properlyThe youngster has gone from strength to strength and is now learning to walk | UPDATED: 16:26 GMT, 30 August 2012 Stephanie Greer with her daughter Daisy who became the youngest child in Scotland to have her heart rewired A couple who were advised to abort their unborn baby when doctors found she only had half a heart were celebrating yesterday – as she prepares to celebrate her first birthday.