Baby Health


Amanda Darragh with her son Blake, aged 21 months.

'Almost like a chemical burn': Baby battles rare cancer

Blake Darragh was eight weeks old when he developed nappy rash "almost like a chemical burn". It took more five months of pain and discomfort before experts at The Children's Hospital Westmead diagnosed a very rare, fast growing and highly malignant childhood cancer.

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Kerry Moore with sons (from left) James, 10, Henry (obscured), 13, and Oliver, 15.

Genetic screening call for women

The first time Kerry Moore heard about fragile X syndrome she was sitting in the developmental paediatrician's office with her 12-month-old son.

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