"At first he was a shy little boy who hardly spoke, but now he chatters away and gives good, strong voice commands to his pony Rusty"
Tobias has spina bidifia which makes it difficult for him
to walk properly. Spina bidifia is characterised by a defective closure of vertebral
(spinal) column, a common cause is lack of folate. There is no cure for the
condition, and currently it occurs in 1 in every 1000 pregnancies.