Man Seeks Help For Two Months Old Baby Suffering From Congenital Heart Disease - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Man Seeks Help For Two Months Old Baby Suffering From Congenital Heart Disease

Alabi Balikis
JOS - A man simply identified as Usman Issa is seeking for financial assistance for a two months old baby, Alabi Balikis who is suffering from Congenital Heart Disease. 

According to Usman, Little Balikis who is currently on admission at the University of Portharcourt Teaching Hospital was first seen on 29th of December, 2019 with complaint of fast breathing and poor weight gain from birth. 

He said on examination at presentation, she was in a respiratory distress, was centrally and peripherally cyanosed ( SP02=74%) had tachypnea and cardiac murmur.

He said the Echocardiography examination gave a diagnostic of cyanotic congenital heart disease. Transposition of the great Arteries with multiple Ventricular Septal Defects and a small patent Ductus Arteriosus.

He however said, ittle Balikis is currently on Anti-heart failure medications and will require urgent cardiac surgery. 

"This serious ailment has put the little baby in installment. Here, she cannot speak for herself but her destiny shall forever be grateful and indebted to every contributors for saving her life. 

"I could not hold back my tears, I would have held it but crop of rhetorical questions barged into my inner mind. First question I asked myself was that: what could have been the offense of this innocent baby to deserve this illness and the second question was that, why would Almighty God keep little Balikis till 2months old if not that she has a great dream to fulfill in life. Or haven't we heard about babies who could not spent 5 minutes after birth before their Creator called them to Glory?  If Balikis can be able to spend 2months breathing, by God's willing, she is worth living a meaningful and fulfilled life."

He therefore called on Nigerians, NGOs, Poltical Office holders, Religion leaders, social media personalities, Nigeria celebrities to come to Balikis aid and save her to fulfill her dreams.

To support Balikis,  kindly pay to this bank account 👇🏾

ACOUNT NO: 0118136405



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