For 11 long years, we prayed for a baby. We tried everything but nothing seemed to work. When I did ultimately get pregnant, my husband and I experienced both shock and immeasurable joy.
But, this happiness did not last long.
We were blessed with a beautiful baby boy in 2019.
In January 2021, he fell sick.
We first noticed a rising body temperature. None of the usual remedies worked.
Worried, we rushed our baby to the hospital and on the doctor’s recommendation, ran some tests.
The results of these tests would leave us heart-broken.
The very next day, the doctors diagnosed our son with Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome with Refractory Thrombocytopenia and autoimmune vasculitis.
We didn’t fully comprehend what this meant but we knew it was not good for our baby.
My husband and I were left feeling clueless and helpless.
The only curative treatment option for this disease is a Bone Marrow treatment.
Unfortunately, the expense of this transplant and post-transplant care will be close to Rs 25 lakhs ($ 34506.65).
My husband is the only earning member of our family. He’s a shopkeeper and his monthly income is Rs 6000.
To date, we’ve had to borrow money from our relatives for my son’s treatment. We also took out a loan and sold whatever little jewelry we owned.
We’re out of money and options.
Every moment with him is memorable. He’s a sweet, affectionate child and he means the world to me.
I will do anything to comfort and save my baby’s life. It hurts to watch him cry out in pain, with each prick of a needle.
But we know this is the only way.
The donor for the transplant will be his father.
If we can arrange for the money, my son can have his life back.
But we need your help. Please help us save our son.
We are seeking donations to save my son. No amount is too little, when it comes to his life.
Help us navigate this unfortunate situation with courage.
Please find it in your heart to help save my 14-month-old baby’s life. He’s everything for me, I cannot bear the thought of losing him. He’s our life, we can’t live without him.
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