Woman With Cystinosis Gives Birth

28-year-old Alison Kirk, from Wallasey, Wirral, has cystinosis and has been on kidney dialysis since she was 11. However, despite the odds, Alison gave birth to Gracie Mae on 21st November 2011, becoming one of only a handful of people in the UK to give birth whilst on dialysis and one of the few births to a mother with cystinosis. To read more, please visit:

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