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15%
£1,538
raised of £10,000 target by 43 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,538 to Callum's next chapter. As his start to life has been extremely hard. there is light at the end of the tunnel but we need your support.

    Newport, United Kingdom
    Funded on Monday, 25th July 2016

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    Callum was born at 36 weeks with a planned c-section which ended in serious complications, he was born unresponsive and rushed off to special care baby unit. Life with Callum soon became a battle as he was continually ill. It was Identified in hospital Callum had severe head lag and very poor head control. When discharged from hospital, Callum became severely ill from 5 days old and screaming in pain of up to 20 hours a day. He was taken back and forth to the doctors 3 times a week, and his feeds continued to drop and he became more distressed. In May 2015 Callum was rushed to hospital, and was diagnosed with having silent reflux and put on Ranitidine. Callum was unresponsive to this medication and was still extremely unsettled and in excruciating pain and still screaming up to 20 hours a day in pain. I continued to return back and forth the doctors with doctors continently explaining it was colic. At his 8 week check-up, a doctor was extremely concerned of Callums conditions and the number of visits to the doctor. Callum was admitted to hospital for almost 10 weeks and received many tests including a brain scan and was then diagnosed with CMPI, Reflux, Global Development Delay, Delayed visual impairment, Hypertonia and Hypotonia. As being discharged from hospital Callum was being totally NG Tube-fed and severe food aversion. Day to day tasks are a daily battle as Callum was still extremely distressed managing his number of illnesses. Callums next chapter is surgery however this could take a number of years to give Callum a normal chance moving into his childhood. My challenge is to raise £15k so I can travel to Great Ormond Street who will conduct the operation privately as there was only 1 consultant in Wales that can carry out the procedure. In order to raise this money I will be walking from Cardiff to Caerleon and holding a number of family fun days to help Callum closer to a normal childhood. All donations will give Callum a new lease of life.

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      43

      • Catherine Price

        Catherine Price

        Jul 25, 2016

        Let's hope to keep building your fund money for callum to get him to Great Ormond Street .lots of love Cath Price Xxxx

        £20.00

      • Rebecca and all the pamperer and shopper

        Rebecca and all the pamperer and shopper

        Jul 22, 2016

        Lots of love to you Callum from everyone involved in the pamper and shop event.

        £400.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jul 15, 2016

        £30.00

      • Erika Burrows xx

        Erika Burrows xx

        Jun 30, 2016

        Wishing You All The Love & Luck Little Man xx Lots Of Love Toni xx Erika xx

        £10.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jun 27, 2016

        Good luck , Callum is a beautiful little man xx

        £5.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jun 23, 2016

        Beautiful little boy. Wishing you all the best of luck x

        £3.00

      • Paul Blandford

        Paul Blandford

        Jun 23, 2016

        To Callum, this donation is from all the great people who came to Perc. They hope you reach your target and get the treatment you deserve.

        £200.00

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      Toni Thomas

      Toni Thomas

      Newport, United Kingdom

      We understand that £10k is a substantial amount of money, however the impact of this operation for my little boy will change his life forever. Everyone's response have been completely overwhelming which has given me hope that I can achieve Callum's next chapter. All my love X

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