The baby who's baffling doctors with a mystery condition they've never seen before Jasper Holt was born at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary on April 8He has a cleft palate, conjoined kidneys, a small jaw and cysts in his brainDoctors think condition may be unique and dubbed it 'Jasper's syndrome'It is now believed he has a chromosomal abnormality By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 12:11 GMT, 15 April 2013 | UPDATED: 12:17 GMT, 15 April 2013 Doctors have been left baffled after a baby was born with a condition they had never seen before.
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Saved by a pair of scissors left on the scales: The premature baby doctors decided to save because she weighed just enough Maddalena Douse, from Lewes, East Sussex, was born at just 23 weeksDoctors were unsure whether she would survive, or whether they should try and save her When they weighed her, she was 1lb, the minimum weight for a baby to be considered viableAfter fighting to save her they discovered she had only weighed 382g, and a pair of scissors accidentally left on the scales had bumped up her weight | UPDATED: 22:17 GMT, 17 December 2012 Any baby that survives a premature birth is considered by their parents to be a miracle.
The kiss of life: The moment a mother paid a tearful goodbye to the 14-month-old daughter doctors said she was about to die, before something miraculous happened . Sad: This is the moment a tearful Jennifer Lawson thought she was kissing her daughter Alice goodbye forever – until a miracle happened This tender kiss from a mother to her child is invested with a weight of unendurable sadness.
Dentist, 33, falls into locked-in syndrome after suffering stroke while he's carrying out 'gruelling' tooth extraction Doctors told Mr Davies' family he had no prospect of any independent lifeThey said they have been amazed at his recovery over the past six months | UPDATED: 16:52 GMT, 12 June 2012 A dentist suffered a near fatal stroke after performing a particularly gruelling tooth extraction.
'She's a feisty one': Baby girl born three months early weighing just 1lb 12oz wins battle for survival Isla had stopped growing in the womb at 25 weeks and measured just 11 inches long | UPDATED: 13:01 GMT, 26 March 2012 A baby girl proved she was a born fighter when she let out three yelps and lifted her arm – even though she was delivered three months premature.
Mum's bought me new toes so I can walk again: Prosthetics for meningitis survivor Ava, two | UPDATED: 22:41 GMT, 25 March 2012 Big step forward: Ava Bainbridge is back on her feet thanks to her silicone prosthetic feet When she lost her toes and part of her feet to meningitis, Ava Bainbridge had barely even learned how to walk.
'She is unstoppable': Two-year-old 'Robotot' fitted with titanium ribs to stop her own body from crushing her to death We live each day like it could be our last, says motherJessie faces regular operations in the future to expand her chest as she grows A toddler born with a rare form of dwarfism has been fitted with titanium ribs to stop her body from suffocating her.
Baby boy who survived major surgery just two days after birth was killed by hospital blunder weeks later Two-month-old Ethan Cross was recovering well from major organ surgery just after birth Brain was fatally starved of oxygen after a breathing tube was inserted incorrectly A baby who survived major organ surgery died after being transferred to a hospital where 'bad failings' proved fatal, an inquest heard yesterday.
Smallest baby in Britain to undergo open heart surgery celebrates her first birthdayWeighing just 3lb 5oz, Eleana Hasting, needed life-saving surgeryShe has spent 130 days in intensive care during her first 12 months 'This year has been an emotional rollercoaster', say parents A little girl, who underwent life-saving surgery aged nine days old, is today celebrating her first birthday. Weighing just 3lb 5oz, Eleana Hasting, was the smallest baby in Britain to have open heart surgery.