Born to Die

Born to Die

Author: Butler, Mary
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Mary Butler went into labour prematurely with her second child. The baby was born two days later with a rare congenital abnormality. One of the more distressing aspects of the baby's condition, was that it had no properly developed sexual organs. It was two weeks before Mary knew for certain that it was a boy. This book tells the story of this rare baby: his life in hospital care; the struggle to keep him alive; and the surgery carried out by a dedicated medical team. It is also the story of Mary, her husband Rick and their families, and how they tried to cope with the emotional trauma of this period.
Book Title Born to Die
Author Butler, Mary
Mary Butler went into labour prematurely with her second child. The baby was born two days later with a rare congenital abnormality. One of the more distressing aspects of the baby's condition, was that it had no properly developed sexual organs. It was two weeks before Mary knew for certain that it was a boy. This book tells the story of this rare baby: his life in hospital care; the struggle to keep him alive; and the surgery carried out by a dedicated medical team. It is also the story of Mary, her husband Rick and their families, and how they tried to cope with the emotional trauma of this period.