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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

'It's a blessing,' says mom of people offering to donate kidney to baby boy

660 News

HALIFAX – A New Brunswick woman who was told she can’t donate her kidney to her ailing baby boy says she has been touched by an outpouring of support and offers of help from around the world, even as she presses health officials to reverse a “frustrating” decision on her suitability to be a donor.

Ashley Barnaby said Tuesday that she has received overtures from people as far away as Columbia who say they are willing to donate a kidney to help her son, 18-month-old Zaccari Buell, who suffers from congenital nephrotic syndrome — a kidney condition — and heart issues.

“It’s unbelievable to know that someone is willing to go through all of that workup and surgery and the risks that come with surgery for someone they don’t even know and have just been following on Facebook,” she said about the social media site called Little warrior Zaccari. Continue reading

 

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