"I thought this is it. This is how we lose our son. The weeks after he was born were distressing, but we always knew our son would be fine. But last week, when we saw our son intubated, we knew worst is beginning to happen", said Narendra Patil, father.But as luck would have it, 3-week-old baby of Survana and Narendra Patil came out fighting and alive out of this dark phase. While still requiring meticulous care, the baby is showing signs of improvement and if the upward continues, he might be able to go home soon.
"He is getting better now. He is a fighter, he has given us hope yet again"
The baby was born on 14th July, 2017 and was rushed to NICU owing to respiratory troubles. Last week, situation got even more dire when doctors figured lack of oxygen circulation to his brain. He was immediately shifted to life support as chances of survival were minimal. Thankfully though, the baby is out of danger now and almost ready to go home. But due to the damage done during his 3-week tenure in this world, he requires continuous medication and test for coming five years.
"For next five years, our life would be all about hospital visits" , said Narendra.
Pressing times aheadAs it stands, the hospital stay has alone cost the family Rs. 5.4 lakhs. They need to arrange more funds for their baby's continuous treatment.
"We have one elder daughter as well. She is 5-year-old. She has just started schooling. Survana is a housewife. With my salary of Rs. 20,000 per month, it becomes difficult to manage both her school and home. Now we have our son's treatment to take care of. I don't know how will I be able to manage everything, said the father.
Why should you help?The entire family is trying to mobilize funds for the baby's continued treatment. Narendra has monthly salary of Rs 20,000. He has liquidated all his savings but he is still short of cash required for the baby's continuous treatment. The estimated cost is Rs. 5.4 lakhs, and Narendra needs your help to save his son.
Your help will give this 3-week old a chance at a healthy life.
Supporting DocumentsThe specifics of this case have been verified by the medical team at the concerned hospital. For any clarification on the treatment or associated costs, contact the campaign organizer or the medical team.
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