Hi! My name is Liam Jacob. On May 17, 2016, I was born at 25+4 weeks, weighing 890 gm. I was a little rockstar at the General NICU for 3 weeks, but then I developed a severe case of NEC, and was transferred to CHEO NICU. I stayed at CHEO for 13 weeks… the cuddles were too good!
I have overcome: NEC without surgery, chronic lung disease and lung collapses, ROP (after anti-vegf treatment), short gut syndrome, blood clots, and am almost over this nasty acid reflux.
My parents are super grateful to the teams at both NICUs for how well they took care of all of us. They say I’m a little fighter, but the credit goes to the amazing care I received.