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‘You will definitely be able to tell something is wrong with the baby when it’s born.’ Parents hope for normal life for child born with dwarfism

“‘I am certain this is skeletal dysplasia (dwarfism) and 99% certain the result will be fatal for the baby.’ There it was. A bomb. He dropped it and then watched me completely break down. I couldn’t breathe, I couldn’t talk, I didn’t understand at all. Parks did his best to console me, while trying to process the news, too.”

‘I couldn’t get to her fast enough.’ Mom warns of treadmill burn dangers after 3-year-old was caught between belt and wall

“My 3-year-old daughter climbed on a treadmill at a relative’s house and turned it on full speed, and then she fell on the moving belt and got caught between the belt and the wall. Everything felt like it was moving in slow motion. When I heard the machine come on and then her screaming, I felt like I was running in tar or I had concrete blocks on my feet.”

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