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“Everything would be OK, as long as we were all together”: Leon’s Story

18th Apr 2024

After Sophie learnt during her pregnancy that her fourth baby had a rare and serious heart condition, she and her partner Eoin were shell-shocked. Not…

Cerebral Palsy Warrior: Oisín’s story

2nd Apr 2024

Oisín was born at King’s College Hospital in London in May 2018, prematurely, at just 25 weeks. His premature delivery came after his mum developed…

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“The House was our saviour”: Arthur’s story

2nd Apr 2024

***Trigger warning: infant loss*** Arthur was diagnosed with “near-miss” sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in April 2023 at just 10 days old. He had a…

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“We wouldn’t have coped without it”: Tobias’ story

28th Mar 2024

Tobias was born on 28 January 2022, three weeks before his due date. Arriving by planned caesarean section, due to being a footling breech, his…

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“The Houses became our sanctuaries”: Maisy’s story

19th Mar 2024

Parents Jaimie-Lee and James discovered early on during Jaimie-Lee’s pregnancy that their little girl would be born with Down’s syndrome and a heart condition. Overwhelmed…

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“A little glimpse of normality in a world of chaos”: Freddie’s story

23rd Feb 2024

***Trigger warning: This story contains images and details that some readers may find upsetting*** When Imee and Matt welcomed twin boys Freddie and George into…

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“The House was a godsend”: James’s story

15th Feb 2024

Victoria and Matthew were delighted to be expecting their first baby, a little boy they’d name James, after several years of trying to fall pregnant….

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“An incredible support to us all”: Max’s story

5th Feb 2024

What started as a seemingly normal delivery for Hannah, quickly developed into a difficult start to life for her newborn son Max. With Hannah’s medical…

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“A good night’s sleep made all the difference”: Sophia’s story

18th Jan 2024

Holly arrived at Ronald McDonald House Manchester just before Christmas 2021 after her daughter Sophia, who was then just three years old, developed complications caused…

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“We got married so our little girl could be there”: Violet’s story

4th Jan 2024

***Trigger warning: infant loss*** Emily and James always knew that they would get married one day and they always thought they had more time, but…

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