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A little update on Lucy

A little update on Lucy

Thanks to those of you who messaged me asking how Lucy’s surgery went. In short, it was awful. She suffered a cardiac arrest the day after her surgery as the stress was too much for her little heart and the incredible team at the Royal Brompton Hospital performed CPR on her for 40 minutes, and then managed to get her on to ECMO, which is a heart and lung bypass machine. She was on ECMO for 6 nerve-wracking days and then they weaned her off it, she then developed a pneumothorax (collapsed lung). All told she was in Intensive Care for 21 days. Incredibly, she made a rapid recovery once the worst was over and we were discharged just in time for Christmas. It was a living hell but we are through it and she is looking stronger every day - this pic is 2 days ago. Hopefully now we can look forward to the future with our little superstar. Continued positive vibes to everyone in their journeys to become parents. Xx

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What a beautiful little girl. You are also such a strong lady. Enjoy this time and make memories!! All the best xxx

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What a beautiful and strong little girl obviously like her mammy, what a stressful time for you all so nice that you had her at home for her first Christmas x

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I’m so pleased she got through it, but sorry you have had such a worrysome time.

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What a little fighter you have. So sorry to hear everything you’ve all been through but so glad Lucy is now recovering well.

She’s a little stunner 😍 xxx

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What a beautiful and strong little girl 💗 sorry to hear what you have been through but what a little fighter you have 💗

Glad she has recovered xxxxx

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Sorry to hear of all the worries that you and your family have been through! Im so glad that you are out the out the other side now and Lucy is thriving! She looks so happy, healthy and full of energy! Lovely to hear from you.xx

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Oh my goodness what an incredibly stressful time for you. So pleased to hear that Lucy is getting stronger everyday- she's a corker bless her! Much love xx

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This must have been such a terrifying time for you all, but what a beautiful little smile to get at the end of it all! Loads more of those to come :-)

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I'm so sorry for what you (and Lucy obviously) have been through. But look at that smile!!! What an amazing little girl?! She is one beautiful tough cookie and I'm so glad she is on the mend

X

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oh my goodness I can not begin to even understand or know what that must have felt like. She is a very strong little lady as are her parents.

I really hope that she does not need to go through any further surgery and this solves her heart problem.

I am so glad to hear that you managed to get her home for Christmas.

Love and best wishes and hope to see more updates.

xx

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Wow Lucy likes to give mummy and daddy a big scare. Glad all is well now, she’s beautiful and obviously a little trooper.

Keep the updates coming xxx

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What a gorgeous wee lady, sounds like a stressful time but hope u had a lovely Christmas x

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Omg have to agree with others u r a super woman urself . And she looks gorgeous . 😘xx

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Thank you but I’m really not. We didn’t have a choice so just had to keep hoping and praying that our little girl had the strength to pull through. We are very very blessed xx

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What a gorgeous little girl xxx

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Hi Sipidania. One little smasher meant to be here,after such a fight. I remember using the ECMO for the first time, long time ago, such a fabulous little machine. Wishing you all peace and contentment in your family life. Diane

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Go Lucy!!! She’s a little warrior like her mummy. So glad she’s on the mend. Lots of love to you all xx

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Awe she is so beautiful! I’m glad she is on the mend.

Lots of kisses and cuddles Lucy

Jx

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I'm sorry that you had to go through all that. It must be awful seeing your little girl suffer. I'm so pleased she's a lot better and looking healthier now. She's so beautiful Xx

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Oh my goodness how awful! So glad ur little princess is doing better now! 😘 xx

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What an awful time you must have had. It sounds terrifying!

I’m so pleased that your superstar Lucy made it through it all and you can all look forward to a fantastic future together xx (oh and thank you for yet another pic of her looking like the happiest baby ever 😊)

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OMG!!! What an incident. It really shocked me for a while. Anyway! She is lovely. You're really lucky to have her. You yourself are a such a strong women! Well! I really wish that she will come out of it as a survivor! Good to know that this little angel is doing great though! Stay blessed! Sending her a lot of good luck tho!

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She’s so cute. I’m glad to hear she’s doing well now xx

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She’s beautiful Hun! She’s a little fighter xx

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Oh, my God, little baby has to face so many pain but I am happy that she is alright now. The brave daughter of a brave and strong mother. She was discharged on Christmas, what a beautiful gift for you on that special day. It's hard when your baby is sick and even worst when he /she is in such a critical situation. I wish and pray for her not to face any problem in future. You and your hubby always remain happy with lucy. Have a wonderful and pleasant time ahead with your baby and forget all the past days and situations that occurred to her. God has given her a new life. Just be thankful for HIM for granting a new life to your baby. You have faced all the problems regarding her health. I pray for her long, happy, healthy and wealthy life ahead. My lots of love and kisses for a little angel. Keep smiling always.

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Heyyya! I'm so sorry about your cancer. You must be very strong that you're dealing with it. Moreover, I'm so happy that you came here for an advice about it. Well, I haven't experienced it but my cousin does. She had Carbo and Caelyx for the 2nd line and found it much better than carbo/taxol. It is a four weekly infusion which seems to be so much better for recovery and 'normal life.' After the first session, she had a bad sickness. Since then she has been given different anti-sickness drugs and although she feels very nauseous for a few days she has been through. Most people say that carbo/ toxyl is better by calyx is much better. Well, I think you shouldn't get confused in this. Every person has a different methodology. Everyone has a different internal condition. It's not same for everyone. And your doctor knows about your condition the best. So follow his advice. If he's saying that you should have carbo/ toxyl chemo then he must have gone through your case. So don't get yourself confused over this okay? Keep yourself calm and just stay strong. I hope that this helped you. Stay happy and healthy.

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I don’t think you meant this message for me.

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I am so sorry to read what all this little angel has to go through. I wish her a speedy and complete recovery. She looks so adorable in this picture. She is really a superstar. I hope she is doing much better now. Keep updating us on her progress.Lots of prayers and love for this little angel.

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Gracious, my God, little infant needs to confront such a significant number of torment, however, I am glad that she is okay at this point. The overcome little girl of an overcome and solid mother. She was released on Christmas, what a lovely present for you on that unique day. It's hard when your child is wiped out and even most exceedingly terrible when he/she is in such a basic circumstance. I wish and appeal to God for her not to confront any issue in future. You and your hubby dependably stay content with lucy. Have an awesome and wonderful time ahead with your infant and overlook all the previous days and circumstances that jumped out at her. God has given her another life. Simply be grateful for HIM for conceding another life to your child. You have confronted every one of the issues with respect to her wellbeing. I petition God for her long, upbeat, solid and affluent life ahead. My heaps of adoration and kisses for a little heavenly attendant. Continue grinning dependably.

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