Ramya is a housewife and her husband is a vegetable vendor who goes to markets in villages to sell vegetables and earns Rs. 600/- per week. Theeir baby was doing well till 9 days only later he started crying continuously and hence they took him to the doctor. As they were no good hospitals in their native, Ramya took him to Mysore where the doctor suspected the child to have cardiac problem. They also informed the parents that if they had delayed a day more the child wouldn’t have survived.
Hence the doctor advised them to take the child to Bangalore before which the child’s health was stabilised and was shifted in the ambulance to Jayadeva hospital were the child underwent stenting procedure to the heart for Aorta with PPHN and Hypokaemia with severe Sepsis. The doctor post-surgery informed that the child has several infections for which they tried to treat the child but was not able to control. Hence the doctors advised them to shift the child to a hospital with NICU facilities and hence the child was brought to MHB for NICU care to stabilise infections after which he underwent another major cardiac surgery. The mother has also been admitted in another hospitals she has been diagnosed with dengue 2 -3 days back.
Till date their bill amount is Rs. 4,47,773 and might need further Rs. 2 to 3lakhs depending on the day to day condition of the baby. As per the consultant baby’s condition is improving and may require other 2 to 3 weeks of admission.