Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

How I Found My Snow Daughter

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

How I Found My Snow Daughter

Article excerpt

Byline: MOLLY WATSON

THE BABY girl whose heart stopped beating after she was "frozen solid" for over two hours was today playful and talking as her mother for the first time described discovering her in a snow drift wearing only a nappy.

Erika Nordby, who is 13 months old, looks to be making a "miraculous" recovery after being clinically dead due to extreme cold when her body temperature halved to 16C after she crawled out of a friend's house in the middle of the night.

She was today moved out of intensive care by her Canadian doctors as gifts including homemade elixirs, knitted jumpers and money poured in from around the world "I woke up and looked everywhere and she was gone," said her mother, Leyla, holding Erika, who was sitting upright in her bed surrounded by toys and cards. "I ran through the house, screaming for her, and she wasn't there." She then found Erika lying facedown in the snow outside, her hands curled underneath her tiny body. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.