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January 23, 2013

Please Help Us Save Baby Alphonse's Heart



Alphonse De Leon was born on December 27, 2012. He is the son of a fellow blogger, Mye De Leon. They have been waiting for this baby boy to arrive who, according her completed her family. A day after baby Alphonse was born, he was diagnosed with a heart illness called Tetralogy of Fallot.  An illness curable by an open heart surgery. Let's Help the family raise $12,500 to finance his surgery on February. Every penny you donate would really mean so much to the family. 

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December 28th, 2012 | The Shocking News 
Early morning, I got a visit from my anesthesiologist, my OB-Gyne and the Pediatrician. They went straight to inform me about the bad news. My baby has a hole in his heart chambers and that it needs to be checked by a Pedia Cardiologist. It was such a devastating news. What did my baby do to deserve such an illness? He is so tiny and fragile and he had just arrived in our lives. I kept on crying and I can’t bring myself to stop. It is so heartbreaking.
The next doctor who came into my room was the Pedia Cardiologist and he confirmed the illness of my son. He has Tetralogy of Fallot. He further explained that there is a hole between his bottom heart chambers causing him to lack enough oxygen supply to his lungs. It was the reason why he wasn’t crying. It was as if my son understands that the further he cries, the more stressful it will be for his heart.
The doctor was very kind and told us that even though it happened to him at this stage, this illness is curable by surgery. Yes, my little boy will have to undergo an open heart surgery to survive this illness. He needs to have it at 6 weeks old, the earliest but no more than 3 months or he will not make it. He told us how much the surgery will cost and what do we need to prepare. We will need roughly $12,500 for the surgery alone. It was another shocking news but deep in our hearts, we knew there is hope. We are not wealthy and we need to get that amount in a month so we can schedule our baby’s surgery and free him from this very stressful and scary condition.

Other Ways to Help


Mye has   digital scrapbook store at Pixels & Company and a blog design website is My Creative Zone.
Her digital products are slowly being loaded to my store and there will be $1 kits available through the rest of January. If you are a digital scrapper or hybrid artist, your purchases this month will be greatly appreciated.
If you need blog make over or a new blog design, Mye can do it for you as well. Please check out My Creative Zone for all the graphic services offered. If you are interested, you may place your order through HERE.
 If you want to send it straight to Mye, her paypal address is admin@myedeleon.com

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