The Courier Mail | Suellen Hinde
Born with a rare disorder, known as Ivemark syndrome, the little girl desperately needed a liver to survive.
"She spent the first 17 months of her life in hospital," her mother Jaynie Bigmore said.
"She was so sick, it was heart-wrenching."
During Alexis' time in the liver ward at Royal Children's Hospital, Ms Bigmore endured the agony of watching five other tiny babies die as they waited for a donor.
"Watching these other little babies lose their lives is indescribable," she said. "I had become friends with their parents and we were all so close. It was terrible."