Ryan Waters and his partner, Laura Bennett, were given their miracle baby when their daughter, Maisie Waters, was brought into this world via Cesarean section. Maisie was born with an atrioventricular septal defect. She required special care because the walls of her heart were missing. So, she was admitted to the Pediatric Unit of the Bristol Royal Children's Hospital in South Wales. And then, Maisie was taken from Ryan and Laura. Not because of her heart defect, but because of human error.
Maisie Waters. This is a picture of Maisie Waters. She was the miracle baby of Ryan Waters and Laura Bennett. Maisie, born via Caesarean section, was born with an atrioventricular septal defect She required special care and was admitted to the Pediatric ICU of the Bristol Royal Children's Hospital in South Wales.
TPN. Maisie was fed Total parenteral nutrition, or TPN, intravenously. TPN reportedly meets a person's complete dietary and nutritional requirements. TPN is fed from a bag through an IV tube to the patient.
The machine. To administer Maisie's TPN, a nurse was responsible for configuring the infusion machine to properly regulate her feedings. The nurses were also responsible for replacing Maisie's TPN bags when appropriate. During her time in the ICU, Maisie had been doing well, and she was being prepared to undergo surgery.