A mother has shared heartbreaking photographs taken to commemorate her baby daughter who died when she was just four weeks old. Charlotte Szakacs, from York, gave birth to her first child, Evlyn, on 13 December 2016.

Evlyn had a chromosomal abnormality, which caused her to be born weighing just 5lbs 5oz, with an underdeveloped brain, narrow airways and coronary complications. She passed away at a hospice in Yorkshire on 10 January.  After Evlyn’s death, the 21-year-old and her husband Atilla, 28, “nervously” made the decision to take their newborn’s body home so that they could spend time with her before her funeral.  

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