Edward’s Story

Our Little Miracle… (written in May 2005)


Name:  Edward George Armstrong
Due Date:  3rd November 2002
Birth Date:   11th August 2002
Weight:  2lb 5oz (1,040 grams)
Gestation:  27 weeks, 6 days
Place of Birth:   John Radcliffe, Oxford
Transferred to:  Royal Berkshire (9 days old)
Came Home:  16th October 2002

Born early due to Pre-Eclampsia / HELLP Syndrome (stands for: Hemolysis, Elevated Liver, Low Platelet)

Age now: 2 yrs 9 months
Weight:  Very Heavy!

Edward had the ‘usual’ Premature Baby problems, IVH, Hernias etc. but is now a very happy and healthy little boy!

Both teams at John Radcliffe Hospital and the Royal Berkshire were fantastic, and we can’t thank them enough for their hard work and dedication that means our precious little boy is with us today.

Thank you. Tania, Dean & Edward x