Again our unique Misha needs help. He is unique not only for his rare disease, but also for the amazing strength of spirit and the ability to enjoy life in spite of difficulties. There are a lot of difficulties: edema, pain, long healings on the legs, bleeding right through the pores on the skin. These are just symptoms, and there are a number of really serious threats. To remove for the near future from the boy the risk of embolism, a stroke, a heart attack, in the summer he needs to undergo an operation in a German clinic.
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Little Vanya was a long-awaited child and became a great joy for his daddy and mommy. However, since first days Vanya’s parents had to fight for the lives of their son and little twin sister Polina. Their babies were prematurely born with serious birth defects. Vanya has undergone complicated brain surgery. To make things worse, this little pumpkin is facing now a new scorching ordeal – Vanya was diagnosed with stage four sensorineural hearing loss.
A thirty-one year old mom of two children Yulia is diagnosed with combined encephalopathy, expressed cognitive disturbance, sudden death with successful resuscitation. Yulia survived clinical death and is now struggling to return back to her ordinary life, her family and children.
At present Yulia badly needs rehabilitation courses but the family simply does not have any money for them. Yulia’s children believe that their mom will certainly recover! That people will not turn their backs on them and will help their mom, will give their mom a second life!
Yaroslav likes Lego construction toys and complicated puzzles so much. It saved the boy during treatment when he was literally hooked up to IVs. His present life is also like a difficult task: the treatment of the serious disease is completed but its outcome is not exactly known. In order to find out if the scheme of treatment was successful if the disease disappeared, it is necessary to undergo an examination in Italy. And the family has no more funds to pay for it.
Your help needs a little boy Maxym Skrypachov, he is 5 years old. It is very important for a child to receive a course of rehabilitation in a timely manner after the operation of cutting the muscles of the pens and legs, compressing the legs.
Maxim's diagnosis: cerebral palsy, a double gimepelgic form of symptomatic epilepsy, gross retardation of all types of development, 5th level by GMFCS.
Masha lives in her own world. Her world is soft and light. Masha likes water. Water covers her skin and her muscles are relaxing. Masha feels safe and in harmony. Masha feels a freedom of movement. In a water, Masha turns in to fish. In a water, Masha can manage her body. Masha smiles and swim, swim, swim. Masha doesn't like closed space.
17 long years. This is the way to the recovery of Artem Korolkov from the Dnipropetrovsk region. He is the only son whose appearance parents have waited for 13 long years. However, during the birth, something went wrong, the boy did not scream.
Kaliberda Mykyta was born in 2007. It was 32nd week of pregnancy and he weighed only one kilogram. His heart did not beat, but he survived. After three months of rehabilitation in Donetsk, he got out of the hospital. When Mykyta was five months, he underwent new screening. The diagnosis was cerebral palsy (anomaly of brain development), microcephaly, spastic tetraparesis (paralysis of both limbs). Mykyta's eyes also suffered from the retina detachment.
When we first met, Misha was 7 years old, and now he’s 12, but he looks younger than his age. He always smiles. When you look at his photos – in a suit and ironed shirt, with a neighbor’s cat, out on a walk, all you can see is just a regular kid, except.. he’s quite thin and short in height. Congenital cystic fibrosis, surgery right after birth, severe enzyme deficiency… Misha should always receive special high-calorie foods along with his diet; otherwise, he doesn’t grow, and the less his weight is, the harder it gets to treat any infections as they come.
Stop breathing. Instant paleness. Ambulance. Resuscitation. Children Hospital. And the prayers of mother: if only the girl survived. This little Alina experienced when she was barely a month old. All this happened when her mother put the baby to sleep.