WHEN Trista Hamsmith's daughter Reese started wheezing last October, the mum assumed she was suffering from a particularly nasty cough - nothing more. Just to be on the safe side, Trista, from Texas, took her 17-month-old daughter to the paediatrician who said the normally bubbly toddler probably had a bad cold. Shortly after the family returned home, the mum noticed that the battery in their remote control was missing and her heart dropped. Speaking to TODAY Parents , the mum explained how she raced Reese to the emergency room. It was there that doctors discovered Reese had swallowed the small button battery which had burnt a hole in her oesophagus. She said: "They did an X-ray and confirmed that it was in there and they did emergency surgery to remove the battery." Not only are button batteries a choking hazard, they can also cause a lethal chemical reaction inside the body. They react with saliva causing a build up of caustic soda which eats through flesh … [Read more...] about My baby girl died after a button battery burned through her throat – now I want to make sure it never happens again
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DANNIELLA Westbrook has had a colourful life and has often hit the headlines thanks to addiction to cocaine. Here's all you need to know about the former EastEnders star and what she is up to now. How old is Danniella Westbrook and who did she play on EastEnders? A true east Londoner, former EastEnders star Danniella Westbrook, 47, was born in Walthamstow in 1973. Her mum was a shop assistant and dad a cab driver. With an early interest in the limelight, she started modelling at seven years old before taking the step into acting, joining the capital's famous Sylvia Young Theatre School. The door opened for Danniella to take on her first acting job at the age of 11, when she played a small role as an extra in EastEnders, roller skating across Albert Square. Her first appearance as Sam Mitchell, the younger sister of soap bad boys Phil and Grant and the most iconic of her roles to date, came in 1990. But her time on the show was not without drama as Danniella's … [Read more...] about How old is Danniella Westbrook and when was she in rehab?
Elle King has revealed that she is pregnant after having previously suffered two 'very big losses.' The America's Sweetheart singer made the announcement on Wednesday via her Instagram Stories, along with pictures of her with tattoo artist fiancé Dan Tooker. 'Well, we did something!' the 31-year-old captioned a photo. 'Me and @tattooker made a little human! We are very excited to share the news that we are pregnant.' Elle King is pregnant! Singer expecting baby with fiancé after two pregnancy losses She added: 'This news comes with a great deal of fear, and I hope that all mothers-to-be, in whatever sense that may be, know that I am trying to be very sensitive.' RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Elle King 'always wanted' the relationship she now has with... Elle King says 'I do' to fiancé Dan Tooker as she crashes an... Amber Rose, Geraldo Rivera, Grammy nominee Elle King and... Elle King says her 'destructive marriage' which … [Read more...] about Elle King is pregnant! Singer expecting baby with fiancé after two pregnancy losses and calls it ‘such a miracle’