This New-Born Is Fighting Infections And Need Your Help To Stay Alive

That day, my worst nightmare came to life. Pragathi was rushed in for an emergency C-section. Our baby was born at 29 weeks. He was just about 1.4kgs. I can’t explain how I survived those hours while Pragathi was undergoing surgery. Every second passed felt like a year to me.
A supposed joyous occasion turned into a father's worst nightmare -- this is how Muresh describes the birth of his first child.

On the morning of June 19, 2017, his wife, Pragathi, complained of discomfort. The couple didn't think of it much however, as Pragathi was 29 weeks pregnant and morning sickness was a routine for her. That is until her water broke few hours later, and had to be rushed to the nearby hospital.

Upon reaching the hospital, the doctors concluded that the baby has to be delivered. They still tried to postpone it as premature birth is a high risk factor for both baby and the mother. On the morning of June 20, 2017, however, Pragati had to be rushed to the Operation Theatre for an emergency C-Section.   

"I was so dazed with everything happening around me. For a moment I was unable to comprehend whatever the doctor was saying. They patiently took me through all the risk associated and I remember praying for the safety of both my lifelines. Thankfully, operation was a success and my wife was out of danger. But the baby had to be rushed to NICU", said the father.

"I managed to sneak a glimpse at him. He was so tiny and could not breathe on his own. The doctors explained to me that he was in sepsis. They didn't allow me to see him for more than a few seconds. They immediately wheeled him to the NICU and he has been there for a week now. He needs to be there until his organs develop completely. He could be in NICU for next 4-6 weeks. He came into this world too early and if we don't give him this time, he will lose his fight", he continued.

The baby requires extended medical care to heal

Muresh works in a private firm in Bangalore for a monthly salary of Rs. 17,000. He is the only earning member of the family and is finding it financially difficult to keep with with the mounting hospital dues. The family has no option but to keep their child under continuous medical support and give him time to recover and gain strength to survive. The estimated cost of entire treatment is 6 lakhs and the family is finding it difficult to arrange for the funds. 

"Which father will not do everything in his power to save his child? I am trying to arrange for the funds from everywhere possible. It's just that, 6 lakhs is too much for a person with Rs. 17,000 salary to arrange, and that too in next few weeks", said Muresh.

The Hospital and its team of doctors have provided the best possible priority care for this baby. They have generously waived off as much as fee as possible and have applied for discounted service charges too. Please help the family cope with this difficult situation. "

How you can help?
Your support can help this father save his baby. His birth was supposed to be a happy occasion. Before they knew it, life swept them into this nightmare. Funds raised through this fundraiser will help to keep the baby alive.

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18th August 2017
Dear All,

We have some good news to share. Baby of Pragathi has been discharged from the hospital and is doing well. We shall proceed to stop the campaign.

Thank you so much for coming forward to help this baby.

7th August 2017
Dear Supporters,

My babby was shifted back to the NICU as his temperature dropped suddenly. The doctors have treated him for the same and he is stable now. He is unable to consume anything and the doctors are trying to figure out the reason for the same. He is being administered necessities using the IV drip.

Manging expenses has become difficult. I cannot tend my own as I am not able to balance the trips to the hospital and to office. It is my humble request please share this campaign further with your friends and family. Even a small act of forwarding the link of this campaign will help me save my kid.

Thank you for all the love and support. Please do pray for his recovery.
24th July 2017
Dear Supporters,

We have some exciting news to share with you today. The baby is showing signs of improvement. He has been taken off the incubator. Although, he is still in the NICU under constant observation. The doctors are very optimistic about his recovery and suggest that the baby can get discharged in approximately 10 days.

We will keep you posted on the same.

Please do pray for his health. Thank you once again for all the love and support.

Team Milaap. 
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