Miracle Mum Mary, shares how the NICU rollercoaster was the scariest time of her life.
"Our miracle baby, Quinton was born on April 25 at 27 weeks via emergency C-section due to low foetal heart rate and placental abruption. He came into this world weighing just 1.08kg and measured 37.8cm long.
Each day there were the ups and downs of the NICU rollercoaster - not knowing if he was going to make it. It was indeed the scariest time of our life. There were times that his nurses did try to resuscitate him and we even witnessed his monitor almost in flat line.
He fought for his life and luckily he made it! Quinton experienced many of the common complications associated with extreme prematurity including Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS), Apnea, Patent Ductus Arteriosis (PDA), jaundice and intraventricular hemorrhage. He was on CPAP (breathing support) for 45 days.
Quinton has come a long way and made unbelievable progress. After a 77 day staycation, he graduated the NICU with no health complications and his development is fully on track.
We are very grateful to GOD almighty, you never fail us. Our strong faith eased out all our anxieties. The power of God's glory made our little boy stronger to fight his battle in NICU.
We would like to thank all the wonderful staff in the NICU, his Neonatologists, Pediatrician, Dietitians, Occupational and Respiratory Therapists and the loving touches of 100+ nurses who took care of him 24/7. You guys are our heroes!
I'm also so thankful for advanced medical technology - our baby is now doing incredibly well."
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