Earlier this month, we introduced you to another preemie who had been found in January and taken to an orphanage in central China. The staff of the orphanage called us right away, and baby Connie was immediately moved to the NICU of the provincial children’s hospital. This photo shows how tiny she was compared to the diapers on the bed with her!
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On Christmas Eve, a tiny preemie baby was found in rural Anhui. Baby Stephen, as he came to be called, weighed a little more than two pounds and needed immediate intervention to remain alive.
Thankfully, his orphanage called us right away, and he was moved to the top children’s hospital in his home province where he began a fight for his life.
In the last few weeks, a tiny warrior by the name of Connie has been capturing hearts.
Connie’s orphanage called us in late January after she was abandoned and found by the police. Although the circumstances of her birth were unknown, they felt she was born prematurely. Read more.
The start of a new year is always a great time for reflection, and here at LWB we love the month of January as a time to remember all of the beautiful children who came into our hands the year before. Over the next three days, we want to share some of the highlights from our Medical program, as supporters like you helped so many incredible kids receive life-changing medical care. Let’s go month by month to remember some of the very special children you impacted.
Earlier this year, Love Without Boundaries was contacted by an orphanage in rural Anhui, China, that had just admitted twin baby girls.
The tiny preemies had been found with a note saying their parents were unable to afford their medical care. Even as our hearts filled with sadness over the family’s enormous loss, we knew it was urgent to get the baby girls to the hospital. Thanks to our wonderful supporters, Sydney and Reagan’s journey of healing with LWB had begun. Read more.
Twins Reagan and Sydney are smiling thanks in part to their Prenan formula. These adorable sisters were born prematurely in February, and Prenan is especially formulated for premature infants like them. It helps to increase weight and rapid growth in infants with low birth weight. Don’t these sisters look wonderful?
Sometimes the standard, off-the-grocery shelf formula isn’t able to meet the nutritional needs of a medically fragile child, and a specialized formula is the key to helping them heal. Read more.
Please join us in welcoming Baby Finn to our Xinzhou Foster Care program in Jiangxi! This beautiful little baby will now grow up in home-based care versus spending his days in a welfare institution. His foster family is learning more about him each day and is working diligently to learn how to meet his physical and emotional needs.
Born prematurely, Finn has gained in strength. Read more.
One immediate concern for a baby with cleft lip and/or palate, like little Violet, is feeding and good nutrition.
Because of the cleft lip or palate, an opening between the mouth and nasal cavity, the baby cannot create the suction needed to efficiently pull milk from the bottle or breast. It is like trying to drink from a straw with a crack in it. Read more.