The 94 year old was attacked as she slept in her own bed.
She was left with a fractured skull, a broken arm, a partially severed finger and other multiple injuries.
Victoria Ratheram from Shropshire was with her son when she was forced into the nursery that she and her husband had just completed for their second child due in four weeks.
She was then tied to a chair before the house was ransacked.
A 28-year-old pregnant mother was attacked by a gang armed with a machete who ransacked her house in Market Drayton in Shropshire.