Family Stories

Each family has a different story to tell about the support the hospice has given them. We're incredibly thankful to those who have shared their story with us. Find out how Naomi House & Jacksplace makes such a huge difference to families in the videos and articles below.

Hector's Story

When Jessica was pregnant, the couple found out that baby Hector had trisomy 18. Most babies with this condition die before or shortly after being born. This is Hector's story.

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Heidi’s Story

10-year-old Heidi was a happy, smiley girl who loved Disney films, being outdoors, loud music and cuddles with her dog, Milo. Heidi was born with the very rare condition, Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome. This is her story.

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Liam's Story

Liam has the very rare genetic condition, Sox 2 anophthalmia syndrome, which means he was born with no eyeballs. He has learning disabilities, severe epilepsy and reduced hearing in one ear. This is his story.

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Alfie's Story

Alfie has cerebral palsy caused by brain damage during a very difficult birth. He is unable to stand, walk, sit, or even play with his toys on his own. He has epilepsy, hearing difficulties and is fed via a gastrostomy. This is his story.

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