These proud parents had double reason to celebrate when their bonny babies were born on the 70th birthday of the NHS. And determined to share their delight, they allowed ChronicleLive into Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI) to take a peek in the maternity ward and share their extra special day. Breaking history with the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, little Lucas Gav Pearson was the first to be born on July 5, popping into the world at 2.11am and weighing 7 pounds 15 ounces. And happy parents Sophie Collinson and Joel Pearson, of Walker, Newcastle, couldn’t wait to tell of their joy. “It happened so quick,” said Sophie, 21. “I was taken in between 11pm and midnight last night and by 1.50am I was ready to push and at 2.11am he arrived. “I didn’t even know that it was the 70th anniversary of the NHS. He was the first to be born at the RVI today and you never know, Lucas might be interviewed on its 140th birthday. … [Read more...] about Meet the babies welcomed into the world as the NHS turns 70
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Meet the five-month-old baby girl born with so much hair it even showed up on her mum’s scan. Mum Hanna Hollins said she was in “shock” when she welcomed baby Lexi-Rose Fan into the world at Arrowe Park Hospital - with a full head of jet-black hair. The mum-of-two said when her four-year-old daughter Sophia-Hope was born, midwives had told her they had never seen a baby with so much hair. But now Lexi-Rose has stolen her sister’s crown - and her luscious locks show no signs of slowing down. Hanna, from Prenton in Wirral, said: “I must get stopped about 20 times a day by people because of her hair. “They can’t believe it and say ‘oh my god look at her hair’. “I was shocked when she was born because her hair was very, very long but it has obviously grown more since then too.” At 31 weeks pregnant Hanna said she had a 4D pregnancy scan - and even on that Lexi-Rose’s tresses showed up. Hanna said: “Normally they … [Read more...] about Meet the baby with so much hair she needs a blow dry every night
KHLOE Kardashian has reportedly given birth to her first child, a baby girl, with boyfriend and NBA star Tristan Thompson. Here is the latest on the reality star and her new baby... When did Khloe Kardashian give birth? The 33-year-old reality star reportedly gave birth on April 12, 2018 with her family by her side in Cleveland. On April 9 the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star, 33, suggested her baby was due imminently after she posted on Instagram: "We are ready whenever you are little mama". She revealed on March 29 that she was nine months pregnant when she shared a video of herself on a treadmill and captioned it: "9 month bump stroll." Shortly before, on March 20, she shared her excitement at meeting her daughter, writing on her app: "I can't wait to meet my baby girl! "I often think about what she'll look like and what her little personality will be like. She'll be the perfect mix of me and Tristan—which is such a crazy thought, LOL." How did Khloe confirm … [Read more...] about When was Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson’s baby born, when was she due to give birth and what’s the baby girl’s name?
DWAYNE Johnson is known around the world as a Hollywood movie star - but who is the woman in his life? We take a look at Lauren Hashian, the rock in The Rock's life... Who is Dwayne Johnson's wife Lauren Hashian? Lauren, 33, was born September 8, 1984, and grew up in Lynnfield, Massachusetts. She’s the daughter of John “Sib” Hashian from the classic rock band Boston. Just like her dad, Lauren has a passion for music. She is a singer and songwriter and co-wrote the song, Only You for hip-hop artist, YaBoi Shad. Her other big claim to fame is that she was a finalist on the 2005 competition, R U That Girl, on UPN which was hosted by TLC’s Chili and T-Boz. When did Lauren meet The Rock? Lauren met Dwayne Johnson in 2006 while he was filming his movie, The Game Plan. At the time, Dwayne was married to his first wife, Dany Garcia - who he divorced in 2007 and had one child with. However, after an amicable split between the two, Dwayne and … [Read more...] about Who is Dwayne Johnson’s girlfriend Lauren Hashian, when did she meet The Rock and how many children do they have?
Butterfly Skin is a beautiful name for an horrific disease that can lead to an aggressive cancer. Even a hug can be painful, Áilín Quinlan reports.THIS,” says Deirdre Callis, bluntly, “is the worst disease you’ve never heard of.” Callis is talking about Butterfly Skin, or epidermolysis bullosa, an excruciatingly painful and distressing condition. It causes the skin and internal body linings to blister and tear at the slightest touch. Patients with a severe form of the condition are susceptible to a very aggressive form of skin cancer, from as early as their teenage years.Callis knows just how awful EB can be — she’s had years of experience of this horrific genetic condition, in her capacity as family support manager (she was formerly a family support worker) with Debra Ireland, the organisation which provides patient support and drives research into the condition.“Essentially, the skin is a barrier to the outside world. When a baby is … [Read more...] about Meet the babies who blister at a touch