Whooping cough claims lives of 13 babies in past year in worst outbreak in more than two decades | UPDATED: 00:17 GMT, 30 November 2012 A total of 13 babies have died from whooping cough in the worst outbreak in more than 20 years. There have been nearly 8,000 confirmed cases so far this year – the highest number since 1990
Woman goes to doctor with backache…and gives birth six hours later (to a baby five WEEKS overdue) Kayleigh Renwick, 24, had actually lost weight and had no idea she was pregnant She was so far gone her placenta had stopped feeding baby Lucy | UPDATED: 16:28 GMT, 26 November 2012 When Kayleigh Renwick visited the doctors with agonising back ache, she assumed she had developed a kidney infection. But just six hours later she was giving birth in hospital. Unbeknown to the 24-year-old nursery nurse, from Stanley, County Durham, already a mum to daughter Grace, she was five weeks overdue.