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    Weʼve raised £370 to Ward 11, Birmingham Children's Hospital.

    Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Funded on Saturday, 14th October 2017

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    Story

    On 12th January, my life changed forever. I went to a routine diabetes appointment at Good Hope, 28 minutes later my baby was here, just over 3 weeks early. During montitoring his heart rate was raised (230bpm, usually 130-160bpm for his gestation) so doctors, registrars, nurses, you name it we're stripping me down, prepping me for theatre...the list goes on! Anyway, my baby was born, a baby boy named Leo, his heart stayed the same and GH just didn't have the answers, the decision was then made that he needed to go to Heartlands, right there and then...without me! He spent 5 days at Heartlands, they looked after him fantastic, but there was no improvement on his heart, they'd tried all they could, he'd had his heart stopped and restarted, he was drugged and he was even submerged in a bath of ice to try and shock his heart into 'normal' rhythm. Heartlands decided on day 5 that he needed to go over to BCH for another heart scan. We arrived, in an incubator, doctor, nurse and paramedic all on standby in the waiting area! He had an ECG & Scan and the registrar decided he needed to go and get a second opinion, that's when Dr Paul Miller walked into my life, he told me he needed to keep Leo there, I was devastated. I still didn't understand. Dr Miller told me Leo was in something called Super Ventricular Tachycardia SVT, he had atrial flutter and a little hole in his heart. When was this going to end I thought and as if by magic, Dr Miller got him a bed, mixed a few lotions and potions, gave him a few needles, waved his magic wand and 11 days later, Leo was home, with us, sleeping in his own bed, no heart monitor, no tube feeding, normal! Although Leo is an outpatient at BCH, he is doing extremely well and his condition is not life threatening, nor should it be with him forever (fingers crossed)
    I'd really like to raise money for BCH but more importantly for Ward 11, to buy the babies toys and to maintain the kitchen for those parents who, unlike me, never make it home

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      Supporters

      30

      • Jessica Evans

        Jessica Evans

        Oct 14, 2017

        ❤️❤️❤️❤️

        £10.00

      • Melissa Hinks

        Melissa Hinks

        Oct 14, 2017

        I'm very grateful to the Childrens Hospital too!Go Lauren 😬 xxx

        £5.00

      • Rachel Humphries

        Rachel Humphries

        Oct 14, 2017

        Good luck to all, have fun! Fantastic hospital ❤ xxx

        £10.00

      • Tara Hill

        Tara Hill

        Oct 14, 2017

        Xx

        £5.00

      • Loretta Clarke

        Loretta Clarke

        Oct 14, 2017

        Little Leo, what a fighter you are! It’s an amazing thing to do, raising money for the unsung heroes who are saving babies lives daily! I’d donate more if I could xx 💙

        £5.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Oct 13, 2017

        £10.00

      • Lynn Carter

        Lynn Carter

        Oct 13, 2017

        Good luck all 😘😘

        £10.00

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      Lauren Reynolds

      Lauren Reynolds

      Birmingham, United Kingdom

      On 14th October, myself and as many others as possible will be participating in 'glow in the park' to raise money for BCH! I'm asking for those who can't particpate, but would like to donate to do so here! These funds will go direct to Ward 11 💙💙💙💙💙💙

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