My 14 month old daughter was diagnosed with PHACES Syndrome with intracranial hemangiomas in Sept 2007. It is basically the strawberry hemangiomas on her: Upper eye lid, left side of face, nose, upper lip, throat, back of head. Internally: airway, brainstem, neck, behind her left eye and heart (which hasn't been found yet-yay). She was on chemo/steroids and an array of other meds through her oncologist at Devos Children's Hospital in Grand Rapids Mi and Cincinnati Childrens Hospital in Ohio. She has the worst case seen in Michigan. Through my research with wikipedia, I have found many links to aspartame!! I am a type one diabetic since the age of five. When I say I consumed a lot of aspartame, I mean, my main diet during my pregnancy consisted of 10-15 diet drinks per day and pretty much anything/everything "sugar-free" and "diet". I am going to check and see what the test showed for PKU at her birth, since I found a link between that as well. I am currently self-treating my daughter with ginger, shiitake supplement, and soy milk, and I have gotten much negative feedback from her oncology team at Devos. I have initially questioned her team at CC Hospital on the possiblity of the cause of aspartame poisoning in the womb, since they have a more vested interest in my daughters care, however, actually getting down there to see them is another long story. Her oncologist at Devos told me that they used to see 1-4 babies a year born with hemangiomas and now see 1-4/month. My daughter has the worse case of hemangiomas you can have (PHACES). Myself, I have stopped all aspartame use as of a month ago and I noticed results the next day! I have been diagnosed with heart disease, hearing/vision loss, memory loss, depression/anxiety, panick attacks, and others, and I have noticed others that I did not even bring to doctors attention (for fear of being a confirmed hyperchondriac). I am very eager to hear your feedback on this horrible, horrible outcome. I will speak out, and I will be heard, for my daughter's sake, and because God tells me it is the "right thing to do"!! Thankyou so much for your time!