Meet the girl whose brain forgets to tell her to breathe: Video

Tue Oct 8, 2013 12:17:51

She's been in London's Great Ormond Street Hospital all of her life.

But now toddler Maisie Harris - whose brain does not tell her body to breathe - has been able to go home for the first time. And it's all thanks to advances in technology.

Now nearly three-years-old, Maisie suffers from congenital central hypoventilation syndrome' (CCHS), also known as "Ondine's Curse" - a rare condition, which means her brain does not tell her body to breathe.