They thought he may have something called amniotic band
syndrome, but to this day we still don't have any answers.
The seven-year-old was born with half a left hand caused by a rare condition in the womb called amniotic band
As many as 1 out of every 1,200 children is born with missing fingers as a result of amniotic band
syndrome, according to Benioff Children's Hospital at the University of California, San Francisco.
Born with Amniotic Band
Syndrome, Maxine has overcome incredible physical obstacles and is dedicated to instilling confidence and inspiring children.
Congenital limb loss is rare and can be caused for many different reasons, including genetic, environmental, chemical such as thalidomide, or through a developmental anomaly such as Amniotic Band
Syndrome where the membranes in the womb wrap around limbs and prevent their development.
Ross, of Milngavie near Glasgow, fell victim to Amniotic Band
Syndrome during his mother Anne's pregnancy, which meant he was born without a left hand.
Harri, of School Bank Road, was born blind and with amniotic band
syndrome, a birth defect which can affect an unborn baby's arms, hands and feet.
Exencephaly (differential diagnosis includes acrania, acalvaria, anencephaly, large encephalocele or amniotic band
I'd been there when the doctors had told Ellen about the dangers of her birth due to the amniotic band
and that was flashing through my head.
Last month doctors told the model, who was three months' pregnant, that the foetus had developed amniotic band
He said: "I was born with Amniotic Band
Syndrome and my mum was told that I would never walk, never mind dance.
I was born without all my fingers due to what is called Amniotic Band
Syndrome," Jacqueline said.