Category Archives: Talipes

Mother’s trauma over son’s club foot

Spixworth mother’s trauma over son’s club foot

Lucy Wright Wednesday, May 18, 2011
12:35 PM

Yasmin Desborough with her son, Cole. Photo: Antony Kelly Yasmin Desborough with her son, Cole. Photo: Antony Kelly

A Norwich mother told today how her baby son’s condition led to her being accused of child abuse by a complete stranger

Yasmin Desborough’s 10-month-old son, Cole, has talipes, commonly known as club foot.

It is a condition where the ankle is twisted, the foot points down and the sole faces inwards.

While his feet were being corrected, Cole spent the first eight weeks of his life in a plaster cast.

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