Mason was born at 10 days over due he weighed a whopping 11lbs. He became distressed during the delivery - when he was born he was not breathing and had no heart beat he was rushed to the SCBU. Mason had suffered HIE grade 2 he was in hospital for a month, he came home on a feeding tube and had bad reflux difficulties.
At the age of 9 months Mason was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. He was unable to sit unaided or crawl or eat any solid foods. At the age of 15 months old Mason sat unaided - he had lots of physio and attended conductive education and slowly he got stronger.
At around the age of 1 and a half Mason was sent to a specialist for excess drooling this doctor noticed how Mason was not able to move his mouth well and the fact he could still not eat solids or talk he said that Mason clinically presented with Worster Drought syndrome so he looked at Mason's MRI scan which confirmed that he had bilateral cerebral palsy and worster drought syndrome.
At present, Mason can take very unsteady independent steps. He is on 3 meds for reflux, he is unable to eat solid foods and all drinks must be thickened to avoid aspiration. He is unable to speak so that he is understood and his fine motor skills are affected which makes it hard for him to sign very well.