Every parent's worst nightmare is seeing their child in pain or sick but powerless to change that. A Tauranga mother is on a mission to spread awareness of the potentially deadly disease after experiencing the horrors of measles first hand. Bay of Plenty Times health reporter Jean Bell finds out their story.

A Tauranga mother is urging parents to take the perils of measles seriously after she spent nearly a week in hospital with her sick toddler twins.

Full-time mother Stephanie Peeni spent five days in the hospital with her 3-year-old twins, Carter and Valentina, after the usually-boisterous toddlers fell

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