Rare condition meant little Thea Elizabeth had to be rushed to hospital
The parents of a baby who was rushed into surgery hours after birth now want to give back to an “incredible” hospital team.
Bethany Houghton and Ross Moore welcomed their baby daughter into the world on June 15 at Whiston hospital, but she was born with some complications. Despite initially seeming completely healthy, doctors soon discovered Thea Elizabeth Moore was born with Imperforate anus with Rectourethral fistula, a rare condition.
Fearing this could lead to further complications and health concerns, Thea was blue lighted to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital for emergency surgery at just eight hours old before she was to stay for around a week.
Mum Bethany, from West Derby, told the ECHO: “She was in the ICU in Whiston and we weren’t allowed to see her properly, we didn’t know what was going on.