THE case of Charlie Gard was one of the many distressing and controversial stories to hit new headlines.
Now a new Channel 4 documentary aims to give an discernment into the lives of children on life support and their families – here’s all you need to know…
When is My Baby’s Life: Who Decides? on Channel 4?
My Baby’s Life: Who Decides? will air tomorrow night (March 15) at 9pm on Channel 4.
The documentary will be shown in two tools – the second part will air at the same time next week.
Each part is an hour long.
Viewers can locate up on any missed episodes online at All 4.
What was the Charlie Gard case?
Charlie Gard was an tot who suffered from Mitochondrial DNA Depletion Syndrom (MDDS).
His relatives campaigned for him to accept initial diagnosis from US neurologist Michio Hirano and fought his case in the High Court.
The case captivated worldwide courtesy with assistance being offering by Pope Francis and Donald Trump.
He died at 11 months after his relatives conceeded to having his life support appurtenance switched off.
Who are the families?
The documentary follows the patients and doctors at Southampton Children’s Hospital.
The first part facilities Tallulah and Max who were both innate betimes and live in hospital – Mimi has a heart defect.
The second part centres around Quadriplegic Ellie-May, 12, and Baby Olly who was innate with a very singular chromosomal disorder.
In both cases the families must make formidable decisions surrounding palliative caring and their children’s peculiarity of life.