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Meet Audrey

AUDREY Laurent’s parents are convinced doctors at The Royal Children’s Hospital sowed flecks of gold onto her heart all those years ago. In 2011, at just four-months-old, Audrey needed surgery to mend tiny holes in her tiny heart. Like any parents, Jacquelyn Laurent Goeman

Meet Jasper

AT a check-up for her baby Jasper, a maternal health nurse told mum Louise Sherriff to get her son straight to the emergency department. Jasper was 11 weeks old but only 130 grams heavier than his birth weight. He was being fed formula but

Meet Gus

Gus was born a fighter For Gus Rule, life has been a battle since before he was born. At 28 weeks gestation, parents Jacki and John were told there was “something wrong” with their baby’s heart. A week later Gus was born, small

Meet Bailey

Brave Bailey finds new lease on life after kicking cancer It was exactly 1.48am on November 14, 2014, when everything stopped for Ryan Atkin. Cancer. His daughter, Bailey, who was just shy of celebrating her fourth birthday, had cancer. The usually


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