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Mum's heartbreak for her children

Jodie Barden's six-year-old daughter Ella has a rare genetic disorder which means she has a life expectancy of just 12. Now her unborn child has been diagnosed with the condition too.

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Little Ella has rare genetic condition

A couple from Essex have discovered their six-year-old daughter has a premature ageing syndrome that means she'll die young, have now been told their unborn baby has the syndrome too.

After years of tests, Ella Barden from Witham was diagnosed with Cockayne Syndrome three weeks ago. Ella's mother Jodie has been speaking to our Essex reporter Serena Sandhu.

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