One year ago in one united family in Kherson region a pretty little girl Yaroslava was born. Although her mother had a normal pregnancy and none of the 5 UD (ultrasonic / ultrasound diagnostics) hasn’t shown any pathologies, she was born with the Down’s syndrome. Childbirth began at 37 weeks; the child weighed only 2 kg and 700 g. Her mother didn’t even expect that the worse was to follow. And the next day the pediatrician has told the diagnosis during the ward round and sent the girl on a careful examination in regional hospital.
ICF of Dr. Bersenev V.A.м. Київ, бульвар Марії Приймаченко, буд. 6-а
Dr. Bersenev's International charitable foundation was founded to attract funds for financial supporting of rehabilitation and scientific educational programs, such as:
• support for children that suffer from cerebral paralysis, and other disorders of the central nervous system, the spine diseases, etc. as well as contribute to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of these diseases;
• implementation of other charitable activities in the public interest.
David is a small angel with blond hair, the second child in his family. He is 4 years old and the whole family adores him. The child has a terrible cerebral palsy diagnosis, HSP (Hereditary spastic paraplegia). He’s born at 6 months pregnant, weighing 1 kg 350 g. During the first 20 days of his life the kid couldn’t breathe by himself, this was a matter of life and death. The boy’s mom and dad have been trying to do everything in their power.
This wonderful baby's name is Zakhar, a mother calls him Zakharchik, let us tell you his sad story. Zakhar's mother was the happiest on his birthday, her dream came true and she has become a mother, she is the best in the whole world for Zakhar, she is very caring, loving, attentive, beautiful and kind. But lately, the best mom in the world has been constantly crying, Zakhar is still small, but he has been worried about her already. Mom thinks that Zakhar still does not understand important things, but he understands everything – his life is doomed, the baby has the terrible diagnosis of type 1 SMA.
Kira will be 5 soon. She is a bit sad, pretty and thoughtful girl. Although the baby was born on time weighing normal, she had oxygen starvation after birth postnatal. Then, there were two long and nervous months of resuscitation. And after the examination the child had a lot of terrible diagnoses, each is like a family’s heavy burden.
Glib will be 5 soon. He has a terrible cerebral palsy diagnosis. Father left his family a long time ago; the child was raised and treated by his mother and granny at Beresnev Medical Center. They’ve paid much care and attention to their beloved helpless baby. Maximum effort was made to ensure the little boy’s becoming healthy. According to a prepared program and not hanging their heads, mother and grandmother were engaged in treating the baby at home. The treatment’s been passing quite successful, everyone was happy with Gleb’s condition improvements. Why are all the verbs in the past tense? Misfortunes never come singly... Suddenly, a 26-year-old mother dies of a ruptured aortic aneurysm.
Bogdan was a long-awaited child. During the pregnancy, his happy mother had a lot of dreams of how he would grow up and how joyful and bright his life would be. The family decided to call the boy Bogdan ─ this name means "given by God" and perfectly suits him. The birth began on time, although it was long and hard, and the doctors had to literally pull Bogdan to the light. The terrible thing happened in the first seconds of his life ─ a boy's head was injured.
Any story that tells about a seriously ill child moves deeply and touches to the heart. And a heart is breaking when we hear this from the baby’s mother, whose child is only one year old. Nothing threatened pregnancy, all was going well. But all the hope was gone due to the unprofessionalism of the doctor. Based on the ultrasound research about of the presence of the cord entanglement around the neck, she decided to take birth in a natural way, that turned a fatal mistake.
"I love you, Mom!". These are the words that every mother wants to hear from her child. Especially when he is first and so long-awaited. A wonderful girl Zhenia is five years old. She is very kind, cheerful and sunny. Everyone loves her, everyone expects and dreams Zhenechka will start to walk and talk. After all, outwardly she is no different from ordinary children. And at first glance, it is very difficult to distinguish her "special" from a healthy child. And all because of her Cerebral Palsy.
Dina from the city of Kremenchuk appeals again for your help. Recently, the doctors have set her pelvic bones, which have shifted as a result of a trauma and such a miracle! – Dina has taken her first steps after about three years of immobility. In doctor Bersenevs’ medical clinic in Kiev, she has undergone a couple of treatment courses, but the lack of finances for the trips to the capital made her change the primary plans. The women has started to attend a rehabilitation course in her hometown, at the military hospital of Kremenchuk.
There are not enough fingers on both hands if you will try to enumerate all thirteen-year-old Masha diagnoses (hydrocephaly, the consequences after meningitis and vermiculite, dislocation of the hip joints, violation of work of pelvic organs (chronic pyelonephritis), etc.). But despite all the difficulties she does not give up. Masha learns everything through tears and pain, without any "I do not want" and "I cannot." Each skill she obtains can take months and sometimes years of work.