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Hello!

My Name is Jewel Leigh Orendain. I was born prematurely and unexpectedly via CS procedure on June 8, 2019, weighing only 1.5kg and I have an RDS NEONATAL PNEUMONIA PNEUMOTHORAX RIGHT S/P CHEST TUBE RIGHT condition. I am still fighting for my dear life and is currently in Neonal Intensive Care Unit at Albay Doctors Hospital located at Legazpi City. I am currently on a mechanical ventilator with right chest tube on due to pneumothorax). Mama and Papa are now having a hard time in coping up with my daily medical expenses which is amounting to an estimate of P50, 000.00daily (outside hospital expenses excluded such as mama and papa's fare, food and etc.) We need all the help we can get so I can continue fighting. Can you help us?

But first, let me tell you the story of my Mama and Papa. In the hopes that I can touch your hearts and help me win my battle:

Mama and Papa had been married since April 8,2010. Just like any other couple, all they wanted was to have a baby to complete the family. But sadly, their hopes and prayers weren't answered right away. They sacrificed everything to make it possible. Both Mama and Papa had themselves checked by a specialist to find out what was wrong. They found out that Papa's motility is low so the chances of having a baby is little to none. This did not break their spirits. They refused to just accept it and kept fighting. They underwent IVF, (in vitro fertilization) which we all know is very expensive, so they spent a huge, if not almost all of their savings. But sadly, for them, it did not yield any result. They followed all the specialist's advice, even gave up working abroad so they can concentrate on having me. They even gave devotion to churches in Manila, participated in a fertility festival in Obando where couples who hope to be blessed with children perform street dances in a long procession. They subjected themselves to be checked by quack/witch doctors, but then again, yielded no result. Their hearts were broken one too many times. But their hopes and dreams kept them from giving up. That is how badly they wanted me. They never stopped praying. They never stopped trying.

On December 13, 2018 their prayers were finally answered! Mama was finally pregnant with me! Mama and Papa were beyond happy! They promised that they would take good care of me from then on. Mama was very careful. Papa took care of Mama, so she would be comfortable and constantly made sure that I am ok. Everything was going smoothly until Mama reached the 4th month...

She was diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus. This added to my Mama's already difficult pregnancy.

Being born prematurely was not part of the plan. The plan was to have me via normal delivery, but God had other plans for us. On my 7th month, my membrane ruptured, and the Doctor said that I was in distressed, so they had no choice but to perform a Caesarian delivery.

Then I was out! But I wasn't out of the woods just yet. That was where my condition worsened

My Oxygen saturation was very low, and my lungs were weak and not fully developed so I had to be connected to a mechanical ventilator to support my lungs. They put me immediately on Neonatal Intensive Care Unit so that I can be monitored closely.

It was a daily battle since I was born. It is particularly hard for Mama and Papa to see me like this. The baby they had been longing for 8 years. All they wanted was to cradle me, take care of me, and make me feel their love but they can't do that. I am still in an incubator fighting the battle that I desperately want to win. For my Mama and my Papa. They deserve to be happy. They deserve to have me.

June 11, 2019 was the scariest day of Mama and Papa's life. I almost did not make it. My Oxygen Saturation went from 100% down to 52%. My vitals went down. Doctors attended to me immediately until I was stabilized.

Their entire savings are now wiped out. The struggle to procure money for my daily expenses are getting harder. The hospital requires that we pay P25, 000.00 (half of my daily expenses) everyday. We already exhausted everything and asked financial help from family and friends. But the money collected is not enough. Given that my expenses are still on-going.

I just arrived into this world and I want the chance to explore and enjoy my life in it. Out of the goodness of your hearts, please help me make this possible. Every donation is appreciated.

Thank you. This will give me a fighting chance...this will give us the happy ending that we have been hoping for.

Below are my Mama and Papa's Contact numbers:

Jowel Orendain +639081759824

Lhea Orendain +639081766279

Here’s Mama’s Bank account details as well:

METROBANK, Ligao Branch

LEAH G. ORENDAIN

Acct# 624-3-62409157-5

Fundraising Team

  • Jaena Garay
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Donors

  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Jul 08, 2019
₱1000.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Jul 08, 2019
₱1000.00
  • RPPS
  • Donated on Jul 06, 2019
₱500.00
Jul 09

Hospital bill for TODAY (only) is paid in full by DSWD.

Update posted by Heralin Garay at 08:37 am

July 9, 2018Our Hospital bill FOR TODAY is paid IN FULL by DSWD. 😍😍😍Our bill is also noticably lower compare to our previous paid one which amounted 50-60k daily. I hope that it will continue to get lower.We promise that we wil be posting our daily hospital bill for transparency.

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Jul 08

Our very first decent Family Picture. Hooray!!!

Update posted by Heralin Garay at 02:49 pm

Yey! They finally allowed both Papa and Mama inside NICU so we'd be able to celebrate my 1 month battle 😍 Finally a much better family picture than the last one posted. Don't you think? Grateful for this moment. Love you, Mama and Papa! Thank you for being my strength.. . . . .

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Jul 08

July 8, 2019

Update posted by Heralin Garay at 02:43 pm

Fell asleep after feeding 27 cc!they already removed her IV due to consistent increase in feeding. HAPPY 1 MONTH INDEED! Thanks for all the love and support u have been showing to @savebabyjewel! We always read all the words of encouragement and prayers you offer. Thanks for boosting our spirits!

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Jul 08

Jewel at 1 month

Update posted by Heralin Garay at 04:58 am

I am 1 month today! While other babies turning 1 month are celebrated via fancy cake, cutie onesie and of course photoshoot! Here she I am, still in NICU. Grateful that 1 made it to 1 month and still fighting. GOD IS GOOD! We have to always find something to

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Jul 07

July 27, 2019 bill

Update posted by Heralin Garay at 06:10 pm

July 7, 2019 Hospital Bill Pls. read the first image. Failure to pay 50% of the daily bill means all Jewel's meds will be administered and labs will be performed if we PAY IN CASH BASIS. So Jewel's parents need to always secure atleast 20k or more to make sure

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Jul 07

Our Family Picture

Update posted by Heralin Garay at 04:54 am

The only family picture we can muster, at the moment. I hope that soon enough, We'll be able to have a decent one wherein either Mama or Papa cradles me. SOON. I just need to keep the faith.

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Jul 06

My July 5,2019 Hospital Bill and Photo

Update posted by Heralin Garay at 03:03 pm

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Jul 03

July 3 Hospital Bill

Update posted by Heralin Garay at 11:17 am

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Jul 03

My Medical Certificate

Update posted by Heralin Garay at 06:45 am

Allow me to show everyone my Medical certificate so I can eliminate any doubts of how true my condition is.

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Jul 03

Papa looking at me through the window

Update posted by Heralin Garay at 06:34 am

Imagine the pain of my Papa. He waited for me for 8 years and when I am finally born, He can only see me through a window. He can't touch me. He can't cuddle me. He is not allowed in NICU. I hope that soon, I'll be abe able to. . . . .

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Donors & Comments

21 donors
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Jul 08, 2019
₱1000.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Jul 08, 2019
₱1000.00
  • RPPS
  • Donated on Jul 06, 2019
₱500.00
  • Sean Valix
  • Donated on Jul 02, 2019
  • Be strong baby! Praying for you and your family

₱1000.00
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  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Jul 01, 2019
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  • Guest
  • Donated on Jul 01, 2019
₱5000.00
  • Guest
  • Donated on Jul 01, 2019
₱3000.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Jun 26, 2019
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  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Jun 26, 2019
₱1000.00
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