By Sola Ogundipe.
THE birth of Odunayo Aboyeji on January 5, 2019 was a wondrous event for the household, however it was short-term. According to Abosede, Odunayo’s 33- year-old mom, the infant unexpectedly took ill one Sunday early morning.
Abosede, a seamstress in Abule Odo in Egbeda location of Lagos, stated she established a bad case of catarrh and declined to nurse. “Everything began around 4am on March 31 st,” she told to Health Weekly. “We were getting ready for Church when I found her nostrils were obstructed.
” At first I believed it was her umbilical cable triggering her pain. I called a nurse to analyze her and she found Odunayo’s palms and feet were pale. She likewise had irregular breathing.”.
* Odunayo Aboyeji.
Abosede stated the nurse recommended that the infant needed oxygen and was instantly required to Igando General Health Center where she was put on oxygen and after numerous tests, was suggested to do an ECHO test.
” We were described the paediatric system of the Federal Medical Centre, Ebute Metta whre the ta where we performed the ECHO test was done and it was discoveered that she had a hole in her heart.
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” The medical professional even drew a figure of the heart to discuss the issue and demonstrate how the blood was blending together in her heart and how she would lack breath. He stated surgical treatment is the only treatment.”.
Abosede who comes from Ibadan in Oyo State, and works from house stated the medical diagnosis was a shock. “We were informed there was absolutely nothing FMC might do about her circumstance and were once again described Obafemi Awolowo University Mentor Hospitltal, OAUTH, Ile Ife where they stated the surgical treatment might be performed.
” My hubby went there and got the quote for the surgical treatment. We were informed it would cost N3 million. Physicians likewise stated the surgical treatment must be done as early as possible to guarantee her complete healing.”.
A medical report signed by Dr Adeyemo A.O. on behalf of the Head of Paediatric Department of the FMC, Ebute Metta, stated Odunayo provided at the center with problem breathing and cyanosis the lips to name a few. It validated a medical diagnosis of Tetralogy of Fallot (hole-in-the-heart) and suggested surgical correction.
” She’s my 2nd kid,” Abosede kept in mind. “My hubby, Tayo, is from Kwara state. We bad are just having a hard time to endure. We are attracting kind-hearted Nigerians to assist us raise the cash for the surgical treatment. Please assist us to conserve Odunayo,” she pleaded.
If you are transferred to help, kindly send out contributions to Odunayo Deborah Aboyeji, Account No. 2051265302, Zenith Bank. For more information, contact 08189881250 and 08179331000