Ethan’s Story

On the 25th June 2012, our son Ethan was born and it was one of the happiest days our lives.  Ethan was born with what only could be described as a birthmark/mole, which covered about 35% of his body, including the side of his face, his neck and shoulders. When Ethan was born at York…

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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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