All I want for Christmas is a new heart – child donor appeal

A BRAVE three-year-old boy on the transplant register has asked Santa for a new heart, as the NHS launches an appeal for child organ donors this Christmas.

Daithi MacGabhann was born with rare hypoplastic left heart syndrome – which effectively means he has only half a heart. 

About 250 UK babies are diagnosed with the condition annually, according to the British Heart Foundation. 

In the first 10 days of his life Daithi, from Belfast, underwent multiple open-heart surgeries. 

And at one point his parents, Mairtin and wife Seph, a trainee paediatric nurse, were asked if they wanted to turn off their...
source: Express

2019-12-08 17:02
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