Little Imelda Mower to take part in 1km sensory challenge at London Olympic Park

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A baby girl with a rare chromosome disorder will take part in a sensory 1km challenge to help boost her fundraising.

Six-month-old Imelda Mower made 27 trips to hospital in the first 13 weeks of her life for a disorder so rare it doesn’t have a name.

She was born with a muscle weakness which can make babies appear floppy, and developed seizures.

Specialists at Broomfield Hospital and Great Ormond Street have been working to monitor her brain, heart, kidneys and eyes.

Her parents, Rachel Mower and Mike Clapp, of Aylesbury Drive in Great Notley, teamed up with Just 4 Children, to launch Unique Imelda to fund therapy for her.

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