'We were told that Amber would die within minutes': Meet the parents of a little girl who defied all the odds to stay alive



In April, 2012, Darren and Benna Regan's world spun on its axis with the birth of their daughter Amber. In a few hours, the couple from Hertfordshire went from a state of excited anticipation to one of high drama as a rare complication left their first-born child fighting for her life. Four days after Amber was delivered by an emergency caesarean, Darren and Benna were told there was no hope - she had been starved of oxygen in the womb, none of her organs were working and they needed to make the agonising decision to switch off her life-support machine. But instead of watching her fade away, they witnessed what the doctors treating her described as a 'miracle'.

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