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'It was just me and Bobby': Mum's heartbreak as baby's sore leg became fatal

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The moment Georgia Barber heard the word ‘tumour’ leave the doctor’s mouth, the entire hospital room started spinning. She had only taken her son Bobby in for a sore leg.

The single mum noticed the 15-month-old had a limp and was dragging himself across the floor. Medics initially thought Bobby had a fracture and sent him home in a cast.

But when the pain continued, Georgia knew it was something sinister – refusing to leave A&E until tests were carried out. READ MORE: 'I took my wife's name after we got married - it doesn't make me feel any less of a man' Her worst fears were realised after the pair were sent to Manchester Children’s Hospital.

There, doctors found a tumour in Bobby's pelvis. It had grown through his spinal cord and caused nerve damage to his right leg.

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