Whooping cough claims lives of 13 babies in past year in worst outbreak in more than two decades

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)

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.