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The Baby A Mom Can't Hug

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WHATTOEXPECT.COM - What would you do if you couldn't hug your baby?

How would you feel if you knew that the slightest brush of your hand across his chest could hurt him and make him cry?

Hard as that is to imagine, that's what life is like for Jenna Buswell of Puyallup, Washington. She wants to cuddle her baby. But that's not in the cards. Not now.

Jenna's seven-month-old son, Casen, was born with a rare and painful vascular disorder called plaque-type glomuvenous malformations. It's genetic. There are lesions on Casen's chest. They will continue to grow until he is about one, and then the affected areas will thicken and harden. His disease is so rare that he is one of only 14 cases in the world. click here to read more

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