Marshall’s Mini Movements

Just4Children want to be able to give Marshall the best opportunities to help towards his development and to push beyond the boundaries to get him up on his feet and walking.

£3073.04
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£100,000.00
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"Very proud of my daughter❤️You have such a lovely heart and it shows. Marshall really really does deserve this 🥰roll on the 14th xxx"
£50.00 from TRACEY MOORE
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£20.00 from Kimberley Constant
"Its amazing what you are doing - I wouldn't be able to jump off a table!"
£23.00 from Anonymous
"Proud of our beautiful grandchild love Nan & Gramp 💛"
£50.00 from Anonymous
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£20.00 from Anonymous
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£10.00 from Casey Phelps
"My beautiful daughter in law leah proud of you "
£50.00 from Martin f
"Well Done & Good Luck Black & White Group Gloucester "
£20.00 from Black & White Group
"Well done Leah xx"
£20.00 from Tina
"Proud of you le ❤"
£25.00 from Kat
"Well done and a fantastic cause. X"
£6.00 from Zoe
"Well done Le! You’ve such a kind heart! ❤️"
£5.00 from Tilly
"Proud Of You Le Le ♥️ Love You xxx"
£10.00 from Jade
"From Clark ❤️"
£20.00 from Georgia Simon
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£10.00 from Chantelle
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£11.50 from Charlene
"Such a caring heart never change sis, we’re so proud of you❤️ Marshall really does deserve this, may god look over the both of you!✨❤️ Love me&Sabo. "
£100.00 from Georgia Simon
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£HIDDEN from Anonymous
"Well done Leah!! Marshall really deserves this ❤️"
£10.00 from Natalie stephens
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£10.50 from Rea
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£33.00 from Kea
"This is an excellent cause and very close to my heart . Well done my beautiful niece Leah so proud of you "
£20.00 from Cynthia
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£10.50 from Amara M
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£10.00 from Donna
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£20.00 from Dan Hayes
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£105.00 from Nick
"Marshall 💖💖"
£10.00 from Madison

Just4Children want to be able to give Marshall the best opportunities to help towards his development and to push beyond the boundaries to get him up on his feet and walking.

Marshall is from Gloucester and was born in 2016 not breathing and after 13 minutes of life saving work by the magnificent NHS staff Marshall took his first breath. Shortly afterwards he started having seizures.

Marshall then spent 2 weeks in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) where his seizures increased in activity. Marshall became unstable and was sent to Bristol Children’s Hospital via ambulance. While in Bristol lots of tests were undertaken and different medications prescribed but these were not effective and he continued to have seizures throughout the days and nights. Marshall’s seizures had risen to at least 60 a day and some lasting 2 hours.

This was very much our lives for the next 5 months.

We did make it home on a few occasions, one being Christmas day and it was the best gift we could have received.

While continuing to wait for results Marshall became so unwell that he had to be resuscitated. At this point our future didn’t look so bright.

Finally, the results came back from Marshall’s epilepsy gene panel which revealed a heterozygous mutation in the KCNQ2 gene. Changes in the sequences of potassium channel genes alter the electrical excitability of nerve cells in the brain so epilepsy and developmental delay are common results. Having a diagnosis gave the doctors a clearer idea on the correct medication meaning Marshall’s seizures are somewhat now under control.

Marshall was then diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy days after his 2nd birthday. This was no surprise and after all Marshall had been through he had become a fighter and a happy smiley boy.

Marshall has already beaten the odds and his development has shocked us all.

To be able to continue with therapies, purchase equipment needed and possible future operations Just4Children are starting this campaign in the hope that people will see Marshall’s plight and help him along his journey.

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