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My Minature Miracle The Johnathon Heeley Story
19 Mar 2008
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28.4 wks 374 gms 26.1 cm

1 - Week 1-2 Ventilated for 3 days then onto nasal C-pap - Under lights for jaundice - Score 5, antibiotics commenced - 3 blood transfusions - Temp. dropped so wrapped in alfoil.

first photo - "Day 4 - 338gms"

2 - Week 3-5 3 blood transfusions. Aldecin drops to help clear plugs which were a problem whilst on nasal C-pap. Oxygen 30% - 40%. Tried head box - Score 4. Calcitrol commenced for rickets

second photo - "Day 7 - 366gms"

3 - Week 6-8 FIRST CUDDLE. 2 blood transfusions. Tried head box again, lasted 36hrs - Score 5 antibiotics commenced. Finally into cot oxygen

third photo - "Day 36 837gms"

4 - Week 9-14 1 blood transfusions - sub nasal oxygen. Full term 21/9/92 - -Into Special Care 2 - Graduating to 3rd hourly feeds. Breathed feed into lungs, antibiotics commenced

fourth photo - "Day 44 - 930gms"

5 - Week 15-19 Into Special Care 1 - Taking all bottle or breast feeds - Hernias operated on - 1 blood transfusion - Last week into air and triple antigen shots.

fifth photo - "Day 137 - 2470 gms - GOING HOME

sixth photo - "21st February 1993 - 4080gms -9lbs -5months correct age"

We wish to express our eternal thanks to the dedicated doctors, nurses and staff who helped make a dream come true

Newspaper My miniature miracle "Australia's smallest baby Jonathan Heeley shows he is big on courage in his fight for survival"

photo caption "No bugger than a can of soft drink at birth, miracle baby Jonathan Heeley new idea23/1/93

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Hernia Jaundice Preterm ConditionUnk: Rickets
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