Charlie Beswick – My baby was born with half a face


When Charlie delivered her ‘healthy’ twins 2 months early and was told that one had a rare syndrome resulting in only half of his face forming, she was devastated. The personification of a perfectionist, she was shaken and struggled to cope.

Harry was later diagnosed with Autism & global learning delay. Charlie’s marriage broke down, her mental health suffered, and she found it increasingly difficult to make it through each day. This all led to the heartbreaking belief that the children and the world would both be better off without her – she couldn’t go on another day.

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