Scott Baio and Renee Sloan: Their Baby Scare

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Late last year, Scott Baio went from former child actor and reality TV star to frightened father in a short period of time.

Daughter Bailey DeLuca was born to Baio and Renee Sloan in November, but joy quickly turned to fear when she was diagnosed with GA-1, a metabolic disorder that can cause seizures and leads to coma and even death. The couple is finally opening up about the experience.

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"Every breath that you take, every thought that you have, every moment that you're conscious, it's all you're thinking about," Baio told Celebrity Baby Blog. "The disease is a constant in your brain. It never leaves you."

Scott Baio, Renee Sloan and a healthy Bailey DeLuca pose for the camera.

Sloan added that Baio would "break down" at the sight of a baby - any baby and the pair got married in December without even revealing their ongoing pain.

Fortunately, after weeks of further testing, doctors determined the result had been a false positive; seven-month old Bailey is fully healthy.

"In a way I'm glad I went through it. Because this sort of thing puts everything else in perspective," Baio said, adding of the foundation they are establishing: "We know we need to be a voice here, and that's what we're trying to do.

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