We present the mums and dads, and of course their children, who have battled through adversity and come out fighting.

From miracle babies to children who have beaten the odds stacked against them to fight back to health and happiness. Read their inspirational stories...

Miracle baby survives six months of chemo in the womb
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Mum Stephanie Papworth was 12 weeks pregnant when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Determined to give her baby a fighting chance, she refused an abortion, and baby Gabriel endured months of chemo, but was born healthy. Stephanie has now also been given the all clear after 12 months of treatment, and is now enjoying life with her new son.

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