Shwachman Diamond Syndrome

A common cold could kills this little girl – but her mum refuses to bubble wrap her and lets her live a normal live. Ava Crutchley, five, from Wigston, Leicestershire, was diagnosed with Shwachman Diamond Syndrome when at a year old she still only weighed as much as a newborn baby. The condition affects just 60 people in the UK, approximately one in a million, and affects Ava’s digestion, growth, immune system, bone marrow, teeth and skeletal development.

A common cold could kills this little girl - but her mum refuses to bubble wrap her and lets her live a normal live. Ava Crutchley, five, from Wigston, Leicestershire, was diagnosed with Shwachman Diamond Syndrome when at a year old she still only weighed as much as a newborn baby. The condition affects just 60 people in the UK, approximately one in a million, and affects Ava's digestion, growth, immune system, bone marrow, teeth and skeletal development.

A common cold could kills this little girl - but her mum refuses to bubble wrap her and lets her live a normal live. Ava Crutchley, five, from Wigston, Leicestershire, was diagnosed with Shwachman Diamond Syndrome when at a year old she still only weighed as much as a newborn baby. The condition affects just 60 people in the UK, approximately one in a million, and affects Ava's digestion, growth, immune system, bone marrow, teeth and skeletal development.

A common cold could kills this little girl - but her mum refuses to bubble wrap her and lets her live a normal live. Ava Crutchley, five, from Wigston, Leicestershire, was diagnosed with Shwachman Diamond Syndrome when at a year old she still only weighed as much as a newborn baby. The condition affects just 60 people in the UK, approximately one in a million, and affects Ava's digestion, growth, immune system, bone marrow, teeth and skeletal development.

A common cold could kills this little girl - but her mum refuses to bubble wrap her and lets her live a normal live. Ava Crutchley, five, from Wigston, Leicestershire, was diagnosed with Shwachman Diamond Syndrome when at a year old she still only weighed as much as a newborn baby. The condition affects just 60 people in the UK, approximately one in a million, and affects Ava's digestion, growth, immune system, bone marrow, teeth and skeletal development.