LITTLE Georgia Kirchin has asked Santa Claus for solely one current this Christmas — the gift of life.
The six-12 months-previous urgently wants a coronary heart transplant and, after two years on the waiting list, time is working out.
Her docs say there may be nothing extra they will do and, with out the operation, she won’t survive.
Now, Georgia’s mum Jodie, 33, has issued a determined plea for assist and urged extra folks to think about organ donation.
She stated: “Georgia simply desires to have a new coronary heart so she will be able to have a regular life and play with her pals.
“It will be the most effective Christmas current she may ask for.”
Georgia was born with a rare coronary heart condition known as essential aortic stenosis.
It means the aortic valve, which controls blood circulation to her coronary heart, is just too slim.
She was recognized by docs who saved her life when she collapsed at house at simply 5 days.
Georgia, who has a sister, Millie, 11, spent the subsequent eight weeks in intensive care.
By the point she was three months previous, she had already had two open coronary heart surgical procedures.
She has additionally needed to have a foot amputated as one of the needles docs put in led to problems.
Her condition began to go downhill two years in the past and she or he was put on the center transplant list.
Jodie, of Peterborough, Cambs, stated: “It was a little bit of a shock to listen to there was nothing extra the docs can do for her.
“I by no means thought we might get to that time.
“I all the time thought the docs would have the ability to repair it by some means.”
Regardless of her condition, Georgia has managed to maintain going to high school, though she tires simply.
One faculty pal is so keen to assist she even provided to present Georgia her personal coronary heart to maintain her alive.
Healthcare assistant Jodie, who’s separated from Georgia’s dad Adam, 32, stated: “It’s a waiting recreation in the meanwhile however it’s her solely probability of survival.
“I’d urge folks to think about organ donation from their entire household.
“I do know that one other youngster has to lose their life as a way to save Georgia and that’s terrible.
“However I need folks to consider in the event that they have been in my place as a father or mother.
“Should you can be keen to simply accept a donor organ, then you need to be keen to present one, too.
“It’s now within the palms of strangers.
“We pray that one is discovered for her.”