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Bruck syndrome: ‘Giving birth was the biggest fear of my life’ – BBC News

Friday, 13 January, 2023

Bruck syndrome: ‘Giving birth was the biggest fear of my life’ – BBC News

A woman from south London with restricted growth says she wants to inspire others after she became the first woman in the world with the rare, recessive condition Bruck syndrome to give birth to a healthy baby.

Hira Ahmad, 28, gave birth to baby girl Dua in January at London's St George’s Hospital.

The condition is associated with both brittle bone disease and arthrogryposis, causing joint stiffness, and fewer than 50 people in the world have it.

Read more at: https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-england-london-63947842

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