Hugh’s story


When Hugh was born in March 2005 by emergency caesarean he was very pale at birth. He had lost a lot of blood during the labour and birth and was given a red cell blood transfusion and platelet transfusion to keep him alive. "You go through a normal pregnancy and think everything is going to be fine but I started bleeding during labour and when Hugh was born he didn't cry like normal babies do when they are born" says Rebecca.

Now Hugh is a picture of health and energy thanks to the blood and blood products he received.

[Image - Hugh at age 2 with him Mum Rebecca]

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