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£3,442raised of £21,000 target by 81 supporters

    Weʼve raised £3,442 to help fund specialist feeding intervention for our son Oliver.

    Risca, United Kingdom
    Funded on Saturday, 30th September 2017

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    My son Oliver was born with heart defects and struggled to feed from 2 months old. Since then even after surgery he still struggles. We've been in contact with a physiologist who will give him intensive tube weaning treatment which will teach him to feed so that he will no longer require a tube. We are raising money to help pay for this.

    Having the tube causes so many problems for Oliver. He gets terrible sores on his cheeks from the tape, it's so painful for him when it needs to be changed. He's constantly sick and gagging on any food and liquids that goes in his mouth, because the tube tickles the back of his throat and causes a over exaggerated gag reflex. Imagine holding your child down to have the tube shoved back down and listening to they're piercing scream, Not to mention being at high rick of infection.

    This treatment will be life changing for Oliver. It will mean he will be able to live a normal life of a 14month old and not be hocked up to a feeding pump most of the day. He will be less sick, he won't get sore cheeks. He will be free.

    So please wether big or small every little counts.
    #helpolivereat #iwanttoeat #icaneat

    Follow Olivers journey here at his Facebook page.



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      Page last updated on: 9/6/2017 7:14 PM



      • Linda Harris

        Linda Harris

        Sep 6, 2017


      • Trecelyn


        Sep 3, 2017

        Sponsored kickathon donation from Trecelyn TKD


      • Philip Webber

        Philip Webber

        Aug 21, 2017

        £100.00 cash gift off CrossKeys Crochet club ladies.


      • Philip Webber

        Philip Webber

        Aug 9, 2017

        £30.00 cash gift off family member.


      • Cheryl Cottle

        Cheryl Cottle

        Jul 27, 2017

        Such a beautiful little boy x


      • Anonymous


        Jul 23, 2017

        £10.00 cash gift off Shelia and Robert Taylor £20.00 cash gift off Irene and Jeff Martin


      • Tracy O'Brien

        Tracy O'Brien

        Jul 20, 2017

        Hi guys, here are the online donations that Elle received for Oliver. I also have another £20 in cash donations which I will wait another few days to put through as we have family still to give xx


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      Emily Cottle

      Emily Cottle

      Risca, United Kingdom

      The parents of Oliver James Webber

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