Dia Mirza has opened up about son Avyaan Azaad’s untimely start on his first birthday at this time. The former Miss Asia Pacific International revealed that her son suffered from a situation referred to as necrotising enterocolitis, which meant he needed to undergo a “life-saving surgery”.
“Our Jaan, our miracle, you were born on this day one year ago with the song Imagine playing. You were three months premature at 820 grams. Thirty-six hours after birth we discovered you had necrotising enterocolitis and had to go through life-saving surgery. You were cared for and nourished in the NICU with a stoma for 90 days and finally sent home to us with a stoma,” she wrote, in an Instagram submit.
“After you had gained strength and weight you went back to hospital for a second surgery that lasted four and half hours. The doctors prepared us for the worst and said it would take a minimum of 21 days before you could be back home with us,” she added.
Thanking all of the docs and nurses, the 40-year-old talked about, “Avyaan Azaad, you were ready to be home with us on day nine, our warrior. Your grace, your strength, your determination to fight the odds is so inspiring. Our son, you are now catching up on all your milestones, are happy, playful and loving. You fill our heart with joy and gratitude every single day. We are amazed and amused that your first spoken word is – Tiger! We remain grateful to all of your doctors and nurses for taking such good care of you. Avyaan Azaad, you have inherited a world that will count on your love, grace, empathy and kindness. Make your own way our darling. Just as you do every day. Always remember – you are love. Happy Birthday our son. Thank you for choosing us.”
Previously, in an unique interview with indianexpress.com, Mirza mentioned it was extraordinarily difficult coping with the uncertainty and unpredictability of how our baby would reply to the medical interventions. “But we trusted our doctors and believe with all our hearts that all would be well. What kept me going was the support of my partner, our family and friends. We prayed, we meditated, we went with the flow. Our son gave us incredible strength with his grace and determination to overcome the extraordinary circumstances of his birth and subsequent medical complications,” she mentioned.
Here’s what to know concerning the situation of necrotising enterocolitis
Necrotising enterocolitis is taken into account a critical gastrointestinal downside that largely impacts untimely infants. Experts say that the situation inflames intestinal tissue, inflicting it to die. A gap (perforation) could type within the baby’s gut. Bacteria can leak into the stomach (stomach) or bloodstream by the outlet.
According to clevelandclinic.org, a few of the signs to look out for are:
*Abdominal ache and swelling.
*Changes in coronary heart fee, blood pressure, physique temperature and respiration.
*Diarrhea with bloody stool.
*Green or yellow vomit.
*Refusing to eat and lack of weight acquire.