The birth of a baby is always greeted by euphoria, as is experienced by all parents in the world. And when the baby is born, some parents want to be able to make foot prints as a memento. It’s just that rare conditions that occur can make this boy different from the others. Check out the story in this article.
The moment of capturing the baby’s foot prints is a memento that is often done by some parents when the baby is born. However, there are differences in young families from Australia. He found something different about his son when he was about to get a foot print done.
When her daughter was only one month old, Naomi Sheldon’s family wanted to make foot prints. Lau shortly after doing the prints, he was very surprised to find out the size of his daughter’s two feet are not the same size. Of course he wondered why there was a difference in the child’s leg, was this an abnormal condition that could endanger the child.
Shortly thereafter, they asked the doctor to confirm his condition. And it turns out that the right leg of the princess is indeed bigger than her left leg. In fact, according to doctors the condition that happened to Scarlett, her daughter could be found after carrying out a series of tests. So that it is known the conditions he is experiencing.
It took a long time to be sure, even after having had a series of blood tests several times. It was only after five months that the doctor could find out Scarlett’s condition, the official diagnosis was a congenital growth disorder that caused a difference in size between the right and left sides of the body.
This condition finally made the changes that occurred in the prints of the soles of his feet. Like the examination conducted that Russell Silvers Syndrome (RSS), is caused by the difference in size between Scarlett’s left and right sides of the body. This is what causes it to be much smaller than children his age.
Even the conditions experienced by Scarlett will have an impact on Scarlett’s body which is much smaller than children her age. Even doctors estimate his height will only be around 142 cm when he is an adult. It will even cause several health problems when the condition is left alone. One of them is eating disorders.
The eating disorder experienced by Scarlett was due to the smaller part of the stomach than most children. So it takes a hose to be able to eat so that it can meet its nutritional needs. Besides this condition, the cure is not yet known to be able to help him recover quickly, so the family tries to provide the best treatment.
The hospital said that there was no medicine that could help handling Scarlett, even though the family still gave their best by raising funds. The goal is to find the best treatment for her daughter, this program is carried out with the Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) through the Jeans for Genes campaign.
Research conducted by CMRI said that the condition experienced by Scarlett must be assisted with the help of hormones. It’s just that before this action is done you have to go through a series of preparations, physical readiness from Scarlett who supports it. Even have to do a series of examinations and experiments for three months first.
The hormones that will be given to Scarlett are expected to help increase her height up to 160cm. Even Scarlett also had to undergo surgery to be able to lengthen her legs so she could be the same as a child her age later. Many institutions are empathetic, he helps in various ways, one of which is through social media.
One of them is by raising funds from Naomi, a cupcake order that continues to grow to help Scarlett through Facebook. In fact, every day the order for cupcakes continues to grow to 700 pcs. In addition, the campaign is carried out by wearing jeans on the first Friday of every August by Jeans For Geners.