Angelina was born about a month a go with a severe case of Gastroschisis.
Gastroschisis is a birth defect of the abdominal (belly) wall. The baby’s intestines stick outside of the baby’s body, through a hole beside the belly button. The hole can be small or large and sometimes other organs, such as the stomach and liver, can also stick outside of the baby’s body.
In the month since her birth, Angelina has had three surgeries to get her intestines and other organs back inside her body. She has been doing great and moving forward to the path of slow but steady recovery. They even let her mom hold her for the first time last week.
Today, we received news that suddenly Angelina's state of health drastically deteriorated and she had to be brought back to intensive care. Marta, from "Future of Ukraine" had to spend all reserve money that she had nearly $700 dollars (14,000 hryvnia) on three vials of immunoglobulin to help Angelina build up her immune system a bit and help fight bacteria and viruses.
In response to this, "Stream of Hopes" transferred via PayPal $100 Canadian dollars from our general fundraising to help cover some of the expenses.
We hope and pray for Angelina's speedy recovery!