Erin was diagnosed with Wolfhirschhorn Syndrome. A rare chromosome disorder. One third of all babies with this condition die before their first birthday.
From the very beginning we knew she was a wee fighter as she defied the doctors. At 3 weeks old we were told she was unlikely to survive and was baptised soon after.
Three weeks later she was home! Our wee miracle. She had family & friends wrapped around her finger. Her big blue eyes and cheeky smile captivated everyone.
Erin died in our arms on 13th April 2001. Friday 13th-Good Friday. Aged 9 1/2 months.
Our wee Cherub became my inspiration. 4 years later I started work, looking after children with complex needs, a job I love. Erin and the support we received inspires me in my job everyday.