If you saw someone hitting your little one, you would probably be outraged – but what if it is necessary to save the child’s life?
What these parents do every day to their child has been interpreted as child abuse, although it is a vital treatment that keeps her alive and well.
In October 2016, Sam Carrier and his partner from Birmingham, England, learned that their young daughter, Daisy, had tested positive for two cystic fibrosis strands. This genetic disorder causes a potentially deadly accumulation of thick, sticky mucus that can hinder breathing and damage the lungs and digestive system. Unfortunately, people with this condition also have a shortened life expectancy.