Inara Herdman was born via c-section almost a month early in September 2010, and survived a Severe Rightsided Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH). Given a 5 percent chance of survival throughout the pregnancy and birth, she then overcame a major surgery to repair her diaphragm at 10 days old and spent a total of 62 days in Christchurch NICU.

At age two and a half Inara was taken to Austria, to a feeding clinic specialising in tube dependency and weaning to finally be able to eat unaided…      To read more about Inara’s story as told on by her mum Bonnie, click here

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