Westley's Medical expenses

Our son Westley had a rough start from the beginning. We noticed a developmental delay around 3 months of age, however put it off because he was so sick and we couldn't figure out why, until a test proved it was the milk proteins found in breastmilk and so many commercial formulas . Once we finally found a milk substitute that worked, we assumed he would start developing at a rapid pace and get back up to where he should be. That was not the case. Although he is progressing very slowly, we are finding out that his slow growth mentally and physically is not what we originally thought. He needs so much help, from physical therapy which we are SO blessed to have this resource, to MRIs and countless other scans and tests weekly. We are still trying to figure out what is causing this developmental delay and that is what makes this so scary and difficult for us. We have seen doctors that tell us he is fine, or send us to another specialist and slam us with a huge bill. Today, we learned Westley will need a series of tests and scans that the best health insurance we can afford will not pay for, but desparetly needs in order to possibly finally come to a diganosis. Between the 4 jobs Beau and I have between each other, we have finally realized it is not enough to pay for his medical bills. It was very hard for us to come to this decision, however we have exausted all our savings, and put ourselves in tens  of thousands of dollars of debt to desperately get Westley healthy, with still no answers. Aside from donations, we desperately need prayers and love sent our way. Like said, we essentially have no idea what is causing this. It could be anything from a mild development delay that can be fixed with more physical therapy to something worse that he will have to live with for the rest of his life. This is an extremely scary thought to live with until we can save enough needed for these expensive tests. All we can pray for is that God will take care of us, like he always has, and keep our son healthy, and he will eventually be the happy, playful kid we always imagined. Thank you all so much for reading this, and showing our family so much support and love.

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    • $40 
    • 21 mos
  • Nousha Afshari 
    • $50 
    • 37 mos
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    • $25 
    • 42 mos
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    • $50 
    • 42 mos
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    • $5 
    • 42 mos
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Jenna Sheidenberger 
Colorado Springs, CO
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