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Mea Meyer

One week before her 5th birthday, in June 2015, Mea Meyer’s school phoned her mother to say that Mea was vomiting. Zandre fetched Mea immediately as Mea had had a viral rash the week before. At the time, Zandre...

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Ruan du Toit

Little Ruan was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at 6 months old. Shortly before that I spoke to God about what might be causing my son’s medical challenges and received an instruction to read “Leo Blom Laat” which is a...

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Riley Austin

1 November 2012 – 20 September 2016. At five weeks old Riley started having trouble nursing, he started losing his suck and swallow reflex and abilities. When having his 8-week injections, the sister noticed that Riley did not lift...

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Wihan Beneke

From the day he was born, little Wihan Beneke’s parents fell in love with him immediately. Diagnosed with Trisomy 21 at two day’s old, Wihan was born with two holes in his heart but thankfully the one hole has closed...

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Alexander Jullienne

Little Alex was born on 18th December 2012 in Sandton, Gauteng.  Alex’s diagnosis, Down’s Syndrome, came as a shock to his parents as there had not been reason to suspect a possible diagnosis. Born with pulmonary hypertension, Alex spent...

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Travonne Caleb Rhoda

Travonne was born a healthy little boy, apart from very low blood sugar levels which required a two-week stay in hospital before being able to go home with his parents.  On the 23rd February 2015, Travonne developed a cough...

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Cassidy van der Vindt

Cassidy was born on the 19th May 2006 after a relatively healthy pregnancy.  On the day Cassidy was discharged, one of the nurses noticed that he was constantly sticking his tongue out.  The nurse then checked Cassidy’s hands and...

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Herman Loubser

Herman was born five weeks premature, on the 8th June 2015, due to a lack of amniotic fluid. He spent two weeks in the NICU before being discharged to go home. Although Herman was sometimes a difficult baby due to his...

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Mickyla Bosman

Mickyla was born on 31 March 2010 and it was obvious from the start there was something terribly wrong.  With an Apgar score of just 3/10, the medical personnel struggled to stabilise her and she spent her first night...

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Bright Juwakis

On the 13th September 2012, after an uncomplicated pregnancy, Bright was born with only one functioning leg whilst the other was very deformed and almost non-existent. Bright is a very intelligent little boy and naughty like every other toddler....