Sarah Marriott, 32, from Hartlepool holding her son, Seb Blenkinsop’s Hare, a character from the children’s story book, Guess How Much I Love You, which she read to him as he passed away from an extremely rare lung condition.

23 July 2015
See SWNS story SWBABY: A mother kissed her one week-old baby goodbye as he died from an extremely rare lung condition. Distraught Sarah Marriott read the words of a children’s storybook entitled “Guess How Much I Love You” to her little boy as he slipped away. Sarah and her partner Jonathon Blenkinsop had to make the agonizing decision to switch off little Seb’s life support machine when he became ill after birth. Seb was born by emergency caesarian section weighing 4lb 13oz at 11.07am on April 2, 2015, at the University Hospital of North Tees in Stockton.

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