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When William was born he was blue. After rescue breaths from the medical team he was breathing but oxygen levels in his blood were critically low. It was discovered that the main arteries of his heart were the wrong way round; meaning well oxygenated blood was going from his heart to his lungs but then straight back to his heart, deoxygenated blood was being pumped around the rest of his body and causing his other organs to fail.He was a very poorly baby indeed and was rushed to the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at Southampton.
and caused this widespread damage, leaving William with a diagnosis of
Global Developmental Delay - meaning all areas of his development were effected and progress would be slow and limited.
Every seizure poses a risk of further brain damage and due to his
epilepsy being difficult to control he has lost many of the skills he
worked so hard to master. Throughout all of this, William amazes
everyone around him by the way he continues to try to be active and
involved; the way he manages to find a smile even after the most
difficult nights; and by the way he can wrap his arms around our neck
and deliver the most amazing cuddle and make the day seem brighter.
ankles develop a good position for walking and moving.
enjoyment as he does now. This will help him enjoy his life as much as
he can and for longer.
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