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Help This Premature Baby Fight Respiratory Syndrome

Help these premature twins to survive
It was a moment of great joy when Mrs. Jyothi Shetty and Mr. Nagaraj Shetty got the news that she was pregnant. However, their happiness was shortlived when Jyothi gave birth to 32 weeks old premature girl baby who weighed 880g at birth. She was immediately taken to ICU where she was placed on the life-support ventilator for 10-12 weeks. The total treatment is estimated to cost Rs. 6 lakhs.
Hailing from a low-class community, the father is currently the only bread earner of the family with an income of around Rs.10,000/month. They have already availed various loans from banks, moneylenders and relatives, and so don’t have any source of money left for the treatment. The parents are struggling each and every day to gather enough money for their child’s survival with hopes and prayers, to get some aid.
The mother delivered premature twin babies (a boy and a girl) on 30/06/17 at 32 weeks (normal term babies are born at 36-40 weeks) with Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS). In this case, the lungs aren’t fully developed and the babies have difficulty in breathing. Due to extreme prematurity, they can’t feed orally, instead are given total parental nutrition (fluids supplied directly through blood vessels). Unfortunately, the boy baby failed to survive. The girl child is currently monitored closely by the doctors at Kasturba Hospital, Manipal.

How you can help?
The child has to stay in the hospital for 10-12 weeks till she reaches adequate body weight and good health. This will cost upto Rs. 6 lakh.
Money is the only barrier between life and death. We kindly request you to contribute to the same, through our fund-raiser.
Thank you!
Letter From the Treating Doctor
Letter From the Treating Doctor
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16th May 2018
Dear Supporters,

Thank you for your tremendous love and support.

This is to inform all of you that the funds raised from this campaign will be used for the follow up treatment required for the baby. None of this could've been possible without you.

Thank you all once again.
27th September 2017
Dear donors,

The baby came for a monthly check up to the Kasturba Hospital and we are delighted to inform you that the baby is doing well and has been medically cleared of the illness. Thank you for your immense support.

Thank you once again. 
31st August 2017
Dear Supporters,

With the help of hundreds of donors, the little baby is doing well and is ready to go home.

The baby is healthy now and the parents are very delighted and thankful to everyone who has contributed and made it possible to afford the baby's treatment.

Baby is no longer suffering from respiratory distress and has been discharged as of 30th of august.

Thank you to everyone who has supported this campaign.
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Rs.56,952
raised of Rs.600,000 goal

31 Supporters

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