A Story from Our Giving Partner: Saving Baby Hope
Dec 15, 2016
Baby Hope was the first baby treated with Brilliance. Born weighing 3 lbs., his frail, severely jaundiced body could fit in the palm of your hand. Fearing that Baby Hope would not survive a blood transfusion, his pediatrician tried Brilliance.
After one night under the Brilliance lights, Baby Hope's bilirubin levels dropped by a third. The pediatrician confidently knew a transfusion was not needed.
My baby was jaundiced and everything was confusing to me. All I wanted was to hold him and rest. Luckily, his levels fell. Had they not, the lights were there in reserve.
These reserves are not present for most of the world. Had Baby Hope been born a day before Brilliance arrived, he would have likely passed away.
And therein, is our Hope. That every practitioner has the equipment he or she needs to confidently treat his or her tiny patients. In the past four years, the 4 products you have supported have improved the health of over 194,000 patients.
Help us reach the next Baby Hope.
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