This Morning’s Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield in tears during Charlie Gard phone-in at mother’s heartbreaking story about tragic son
Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield were reduced to tears during today’s This Morning during an emotional phone-in about Charlie Gard.
The parents of 10-month-old Charlie, who suffers from a rare genetic condition and has brain damage, are now fighting to give their son the same life-changing treatment in the US.
Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield in tears during Charlie Gard phone-in at mother’s heartbreaking story about tragic son
On Thursday his devastated parents, Connie Yates and Chris Gard, lost a legal battle when the European Court of Human Rights ruled his life support could be switched off.
One caller revealed her tragic personal experience, where she was never given the choice to decide what treatment her son received before his death.
Presenters Holly and Phil struggled to contain their emotions as Angela gave heartbreaking details of her son’s short life.
She revealed that doctor’s put her son in an incubator despite having a DNR (do not resuscitate) order.
Angela said she wasn’t allowed to go to him for two-and-a-half hours, leaving the presenters in shock.
She said: “I know if he was conscious he would want his mum.”