‘Baby Is Not Getting Much Better Because His Kidney Stones Are Big’

From The Guardian:

He started using milk powder right after he was born because his mother didn’t have enough milk. Our family is not rich so we chose a common brand – . After five or six months we found he had less urine than is normal and the colour was quite yellow but we didn’t pay much attention. After about eight months he had blood in his urine twice. We were so frightened we sent him to hospital at once. We went to four hospitals in one day and none of them knew how to deal with it.

[…] My husband is disabled and we have only a couple of thousand yuan a year. We borrowed 10,000 yuan [nearly £800] from relatives and friends for the treatment, but they are all farmers and don’t have much money so we need to pay it back quite soon. I heard the kids who went into hospital after September 12 are now treated free, but those who came earlier still need to pay. We paid 5,000 yuan as a deposit and have no idea how much they have already spent.

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