I'm a mom of a medically complex kiddo ask me anything
This is Austin Carl (or Austin's Odyssey) and he is 2.5 years old. He was born on Halloween of 2010 6 days late. I had wanted a regular birth and my placenta stopped working properly a few days before he was born, detached, and the umbilical cord was wrapped around his neck. When he was born he was born blue. He was transferred out of my hospital St. Annes' and transferred to Nationwide Children's after a day and a half because he had his first seizures. He was diagnoised with Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopthy (brain damage) and was one of the worse cases of brain damage they have seen.
In the years to come we were diagnosed with Spastic Quadriplegic
He has to be on a pulse ox 24/7 to keep his stats,
has a suction machine that we have to do every half an hour at the very
least, a vest machine that helps break his secretions up, a feeding pump
to feed him, oxygen in the home,
ASK ME ANYTHING!