Parents of children with special needs, perhaps are the most courageous in the world. They devote all their time to their kids, give them their heart and soul to make the life of their son or daughter happier. However, the endless visits to the hospital, waiting in receptions of hospitals, go to another city and queueing at pharmacies for medications deplete parents not only physically, but also financially. And often parents do not have enough money even for a toy for their baby because they buy only the essentials.
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Letter from mother of girl:
"The birth of our daughter is a miracle we have been looking forward to for so long! Even though the physicians could not diagnose our little Polina, we kept on noticing alarming symptoms – she could not suck milk. Her developmental delay soon became evident - our daughter could not sit or crawl. Polina was eventually diagnosed with an atonic-astatic form of cerebral palsy and lumbar scoliosis of 3-4 stage.
Bright light hurts the eyes, something rattles all the time, it's cold and laying is not comfortable. This is how the world meets the Preemies, their first home is a plastic box – the incubator. First bed of a prematurely born child is towels and cloth, they feel cold, it is loud all around and it is scary. They'd be better off being wrapped in mother's embrace. Unfortunately, sometimes the child has to stay in the incubator for a long time and that embrace is only scheduled and short time.
"On the eve of the New Year 2018 and Christmas, all parental and maternal prayers, intentions, hopes, most precious dreams and desires are directed at our only six-year-old daughter Katia. From her very birth, we persistently, not regretting our own strength and health, have been struggling with a serious diagnosis – cerebral palsy. During this time a lot has been experienced and passed...
The only and long-awaited mama's son, Nikita, was born on time and developed very well. At 7 months the boy was already walking the bed, holding on to the railing. But happiness in the family was short-lived: at 11 months the child became ill, the diagnosis was viral encephalitis. Resuscitation... During the day, Nikita lost all his skills, he even stopped holding his head, stopped chewing, swallowed, his face twisted. The only thing left is a sweet smile in the world on his lips, in spite of the intolerable pain that affects his body and brain.
Three-year-old Ostap Panych doctors for a year unsuccessfully treated for autism. The child underwent courses of drug stimulation of the brain, exciting nervous activity and sometimes painful, took a huge number of medicines, which, as it turned out, were unnecessary to him. And only very recently the child showed a bilateral sensorineural hearing loss of the 4th degree. It turned out that Ostap simply did not hear his parents and peers and because of that, he could not communicate with them! There was no autism in the child. Now it urgently needs to be operated - and with the help of expensive cochlear implants to restore hearing.
Anna Marchuk fights non-Hodgkin's lymphoma for three years. Now cancer "settled" in the lungs and throttles her. Though the girl has a chance to return to a healthy life. Turkish doctors are ready to treat the woman. It will cost $ 40,000. Anna Marchuk is 29 years old. She is a beloved wife, a talented apparel designer, and dedicated her free time to the rescue of homeless animals. In the summer of 2014, Anya began to cough.
"We have an ordinary family, a second child is our princes. As we wanted: the boy and the girl. Diet, doctor’s prescriptions, tests. Fast childbirth in time, breastfeeding. It was a lovely child; there were no problems with her during first six months. And then everything turned upside down... I look at Kira’s photos, there are walks, and ponytails, and brother, and christenings, and toys, and smiles... Then the onset of the disease – the first lymph node, then the bandages on the rest lanced lymph nodes, the first hospitalization, catheters, bruises because of low platelets, anesthesia, drips, chemotherapy, pain, resuscitation...
"Yaroslava was born on September 21st, 2012. And it seemed like everything was just fine. But it turned out that the life has brought us a very difficult task, and we have been fighting this for 5 years already. When she was born, at that time, we were the happiest family in the world, and we didn’t even think that tomorrow will be completely different. It would sound trivial, but since then our life divided into "before" and "after". On the second day after birth, Yaroslava had to fight for her life...
Adult Department of Kyiv Bone Marrow Transplantation Center. The most vulnerable category of patients – adults – are treated there. They had high price bills for treatment have no one to count on. Help comes faster to а child. People do not really help adults much. Mercy should not know any time frame. We are all people, no matter how old we are. Neither of us is immune to anything in this world. Therefore, the adult person is left to face his/her misfortune alone.