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‘When we lost Charlie we wept with sadness. Now we’re crying with joy.’

Charlie Gard’s parents reveal they’re expecting a healthy baby three years after they lost their 11-month-old son in a battle against doctors that gripped the world.

For the first time in years, Connie Yates is smiling. Wrapped in the strong embrace of her ‘rock’, Chris Gard, and cradling her baby bump, she is ready – almost – to let the joy of impending motherhood flood over her.

It is three years since she lost her 11-month-old son, Charlie Gard, in a battle against the medical system that gripped the world.

Now Connie, 34, and 35-year-old Chris are finally expecting their desperately longed-for second child – and tests show that this time their unborn infant is perfectly healthy.

To read the full interview with Sam Greenhill for the Daily Mail, please follow the link here.

We at the Charlie Gard Foundation are absolutely delighted to hear about our founders’ most wonderful news. It’s been an incredibly difficult few years for them both but we all wish them the very best as they prepare to become parents once again.