Exoskeleton Could Help Children With Muscular Atrophy Walk For First Time

Researchers in Spain have created the world’s first child exoskeleton which will enable children suffering from spinal muscular atrophy to walk, in some cases for the first time. The 12kg exoskeleton has been constructed from a mixture of aluminium and advanced titanium and fits around the child’s legs and torso. The joints contain a series of…

Boy With Autism Who Had ‘No Friends’ Inundated With Cards And Gifts From Around The World

An 11-year-old boy with autism who wrote on his homework sheet that he had no friends has been inundated with gifts and cards. Christopher’s dad, Bob Cornelius, posted a photo of his son’s homework to Facebook last week with the heartbreaking realisation. When asked to finish the sentence: “Some of my friends are…”, he realised…

Mums Share The Hilarious Things Their Birthing Partners Have Done While They Were In Labour

Mums have been sharing their hilarious, cringe-worthy and embarrassing birth stories on Facebook. They were encouraged to go into the minute details after parenting blogger, Sarah Turner aka The Unmumsy Mum, requested her followers to hit her with the “funny things” their birthing partners had done. “I’d love to hear your stories, some of the ones…

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