Rachel’s Story

On 1st August 2012 at 1.28am our beautiful little daughter Éirinn entered the world in somewhat dramatic fashion. Looking back, I can honestly say that this was a blessing in disguise…after a 21 hour labour, Éirinn was placed on my chest and I noticed a little mark on her left ankle. She didn’t make a…

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Amanda’s Story

Hi, I’m Amanda and I was born on October 12th 1967 and one of identical twins. A few hours after my birth my parents were told that I had been born with what they called a ‘Swimsuit Naevi’. It covered my back, round my tummy, buttocks and half the tops of both legs. Also, large…

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Ava’s Story

Ava’s Story told by Emma Two years earlier, 2008, I gave birth to my first child, Isaac, which was rather traumatic due to me having a retained placenta so I was apprehensive about giving birth again. However, I was really looking forward to that overwhelming emotion I felt instantly after giving birth to Isaac and…

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David’s Story

My name is David and I am 41 years of age. Until recently I thought I was the only person to have a CMN and I probably would of until now if it wasn’t for my mum phoning me and telling me she had just watched This Morning and seen a young girl on the…

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Frances’s Story

Hi, my name is Frances and I am a 19 year old female singer/songwriter from Yorkshire & here is my CMN story. For the beginning of my life I can’t really remember too much, so I asked my mum to write her version of events of my upbringing and the struggles she had to face…

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Anna-Grace’s Story

Wes and I had only been married for 9 months when we found out I was pregnant.  We were overjoyed at the thought of having a little one, it was like the icing on the cake.  Anna-Grace made her appearance a week early in the small hours of 23rd March 2004.  When Anna was born…

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Zelma Jooste & Family

Zelma’s Story

My name is Zelma, I am from South Africa, and this is my personal story. I remember the overwhelming joy my husband and I felt when I found out that I was pregnant. We were married only for 3 months, but we could not wait to start a family. I had a pretty normal pregnancy,…

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My story by Sheila Mackenzie

Sheila’s Story

I am an older mother; Eva was born when Colin and I were in our forties. She was the little girl we had waited for, for so long! I went into hospital on the eve of my birthday. The labour was long but little did I know that this procedure would go on through the…

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Eva’s Story

My name’s Eva and I am 13 years old. I was born on the 14th May 2003, which is actually my mum’s birthday! My hobbies include; running, cycling, swimming, art, singing, drama, dance and guitar. I want to be an actress, singer and dancer when I am older but I would also like to be…

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