Weʼre raising £2,000 to help the neonatal department, James Cook university hospital. I'm doing a triathlon! Being a 17st lump it isn't going to be easy! Dig deep
- Middlesbrough, UK
- 5 days to go
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In June 2017 my daughter arrived with a bang, complications during the birth meant she suffered damage to her brain and was effectively being kept alive by machines. She was on a ventilator and instantly moved to neonatal intensive care and placed in one of only 2 cooling machines available in the hospital.
The machine is like an incubator but it cools the entire body including the brain instead of heating it, this slows down every process and allows the brain to catch up and repair.
The doctors and nurses in neonatal are second to none, i have no doubt that because of the quick work by these amazing people and that incredible machine, against all the odds, my daughter is still with us today. So far it seems there has been no lasting damage and she is a strong healthy little girl.
These machines are obviously very very expensive, what ever i can raise to help go towards a new one or even just to help with anything else in the department will be a big bonus and hopefully help families who end up in there. Please dig deep for this fantastic department who saves children's lives every day.
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Jun 20, 2018
sorry its a bit late !!
Jun 5, 2018
May 27, 2018
Well Done Dan
May 20, 2018
Well done mate , excellent achievement!!
May 20, 2018
Good luck mate
May 19, 2018
Good Luck Dan! lots of love xxx
May 15, 2018