It has become apparent that Harry's death could have been prevented, had the condition been diagnosed earlier on in pregnancy. The condition is known as vasa praevia and velamentous cord insertion. To learn more about these conditions please see:
These conditions are not routinely checked in your 20 week anomally scan due to "resource issues" (time and cost).
Niki Cunningham is now petitoning to the HM Government to have this added on to the list of conditions checked in this scan, to prevent 400 babies a year losing their lives, and 400 families a year suffering this hideous devastation.
The e-petition can be accessed here:
Please take the time to complete your details to support this petition, we need 100,000 signatures (in 6 months) to take this campaign to the House of Commons for review.