4 days after being admitted for Respiratory Failure, not Respiratory Distress, not labored breathing, not retractions, but because he was in RESPIRATORY FAILURE...our miracle boy is going HOME!😭😍 We’re so greatful for all the nurses, the doctors, the respiratory therapists, and the flight crew who helped save our baby’s life.
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (CLD) is an awful awful disease. It’s almost cost us our sweet boy multiple times, and this probably won’t be the last.
Theo lives everyday with this disease, he takes daily maintenance medications to help him manage it. It’s a Chronic Illness, and he will deal with it for (possibly) the rest of his life. Theodore’s Respiratory failure was triggered by common viruses that appear to be nothing more than a cold or minor upper respiratory infection in healthy people such as you and I, and the spread of these viruses could have been easily prevented by simple hand washing/sanitizing , covering of coughs and sneezes, and STAYING HOME OR KEEPING YOUR SICK CHILDREN HOME IF YOU OR THEY are sick!
I know some circumstances, staying home isn’t possible, and spreading germs is accidental, but please please PLEASE help us keep Theo (and all the other medically fragile children) safe and help prevent the spread of illnesses. You literally could be helping save my sons life...or you could be helping take it.... Please share, spread knowledge and awareness, You never know who has their own little Theo at home...
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