Barrow parents starve themselves to fund eight-month-old son's hospital visits
Danielle Watson, 31, and her fiancé Michael Watson, 23, of St Vincent Street, Barrow, take their son, Lawson, to children's hospitals in Manchester, Newcastle and Lancaster at least once a month to get him the treatment that he needs.
The miracle baby was diagnosed with ventriculomegaly at birth - a condition that occurs in just one per cent of pregnancies and causes ventricles in the baby's brain to dilate.
Miss Watson was told at 32 weeks that she should consider an abortion because it was unlikely that the baby would survive, but she made the brave decision to keep her bundle of joy.
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