Oleh was born the second child of twins. During the first three months of his life, he was quite a healthy baby, put on weight well and even got ahead of his sister. When the boy was 3 months old, parents noticed he couldn't fix his eyes and sent him to medical check-up. It is difficult to put into words what his mum felt after hearing about the diagnosis... Unfortunately, terrible ailments became worse and multiplied over time. At first, encephalitis, microcephaly, spastic diplegia, blindness and quadriplegia, bilateral sensorineural hearing loss; then in 1 year and 3 months the family has bought a tracheostomy tube. A 3-year-old kid needed to do a nutrient probe after the severe aspirating pneumonia.
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.
The mother of two charming infants turns to all caring people with a request to save her babies. Diana and Mykhailo appeared with the help of the C-section. Unfortunately, the two angels were born prematurely, with underweighting. They were connected to the reviving apparatus for two months. Finally, the children went on the next stage of treatment. They grow up, gain weight and parents are happy. After 109 days, brother and sister were discharged from the hospital. Before being discharged, they were vaccinated against hepatitis B and BCG.
Every day he struggles for every new resolute step without pain, for every new word spoken, for faith in future and full life... The baby’s illness was diagnosed as cerebral palsy when he was 1 year and 7 months old and the whole family was shocked by it. Previously, the doctors assured the boy’s mother that he wouldn’t walk, talk and understand and would be wheelchair-bounded. Despite those predictions, the woman didn’t believe their words. She’s strongly convinced that this diagnosis would be overcome and her child would enjoy life to the full as the others. Mum brings her child up alone, doesn’t work because he needs care.
Let’s get acquainted, this is Ariana – the mom and dad’s beloved daughter. She’s already a 5-year old beautiful and cheerful girl who loves watching cartoons, listening to music and looking at pictures in books. But it so happened that her CNS (central nervous system) was damaged during birth. As a result, Ariana can’t walk, talk or even sit without any assistance. To sum up, all the diagnoses she has, Ariana suffers from cerebral palsy.
The war forced the family: father, mother and their 2 children, to abandon their home and become the refugees, like hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians. They’ve lived in Luhansk before 2014. This family lives in Lviv now where the 3-d child Ivan was born. His birth was premature, at 31-st week. The boy spent one and a half day on the lungs’ mechanical ventilation. A cute little boy, weighing two kg, has a lot of diagnoses; the main one is an infantile 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.
Nelia still wants to hug the whole world, still welcomes everyone around her. And we, parents and folks, trust in good and amiable people, who helps us to get health and life way of Nelya better, and it works… Also thanks to professionals of Dr. Bersenev’s clinic there is a notable for everyone progress.
"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...
Katenka is a very kind, tender child, loves people, strives for society and wants to recover very much. Here's what Katya’s mom tells: "On May 25 Katyusha was 13 years old. She grew up, grew stronger and wiser: she learned to peel potatoes, carrots, cut cucumbers, wash dishes, wipe it and put it on a shelf. We do our best to learn how to cope with domestic work. The truth is it's all Katya do it yet not very confident, with my help. But she tries, to the best of her strength, and she has a desire.