Smallest Heart Surgery Baby

The smallest baby to undergo open heart surgery in Britain has spent her first proper night at home, after spending 18 months at Birmingham Children's Hospital.

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Smallest baby to have open heart surgery back at home

by Victoria Davies

The smallest baby to have open heart surgery in Britain has spent her first night back at home in Coventry after 18 months in hospital.

Eleana Hastings was born with a heart condition and breathing problems, and has needed round-the-clock care. But after moving their daughter's hospital room to their home - her parents say they're finally a family again.

Heart surgery baby's mother thanks Birmingham Children's Hospital

The mother of Britain's smallest baby to undergo open heart surgery has thanked staff at Birmingham Children's Hospital for the treatment and support her daughter received.

Eleana Hastings spent 18 months in hospital, resulting in her parents having to live apart - her mother Fran stayed with her, while her father Darren stayed at their family home in Coventry with their two other children.

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