Gary and Jordan Ablett suffered another scare with their son Levi after he was rushed to hospital shortly after the family returned from vacation.
The Abletts had returned from a Gold Coast getaway when respiratory problems struck and the couple took three-year-old Levi straight to hospital.
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Jordan provided an update on the health of “little champion” Levi on Thursday, noting that he was doing better than the day before.
“Not the comeback we anticipated,” she wrote.
“The little man was rushed to hospital yesterday morning after almost 3 weeks of battling something. Turns out his little body has been hit with TWO respiratory illnesses at once. He is resting and being treated by great doctors. He had a good night’s sleep (not poor dad though) and he’s doing better. Our little champion!
Jordan has spoken on several occasions about the joy Levi has brought to the couple’s life, despite the adorable three-year-old being diagnosed with a rare degenerative disease.
The little boy has a short life expectancy and he will probably never speak.
“It’s really difficult from a practical point of view, but also very difficult to be his mother and not be able to hear his voice or know what he needs,” she previously told the Herald Sun.
“When he gets angry, I have to guess what the problem is.
“It’s also difficult because I would just like to hear his thoughts, have a conversation with my boy and let us know he understands how much we love him.”
If that wasn’t enough to overwhelm a parent, Jordan revealed this week that she still regrets not having her son medically evaluated before the time she knew something was wrong in March 2020.
“These photos were taken in March 2020. Levi was a few months past his first birthday and during filming it became crystal clear that something was wrong,” she wrote alongside a collage of photos from a photo shoot in the studio.
“I remember the photographer asking me if Levi could stand/sit and I said no and as we continued to take pictures I was thinking ‘that’s not right’. When I tried from putting him in a standing position, he put no weight on his legs, he was super flexible in all positions, had very poor head control, and most of the time (if not all the time) kept his hands tight. »
His message was motivated to be a message to other parents to act quickly on the suspicions they have about the health of their children.
“I still cherish all of my photos with my boy, but I have to say there is a tinge of sadness when I look at some of them because I don’t understand how things have gone under the radar for so long,” said writes Jordan.
“Having not had a child before Levi, I couldn’t compare and didn’t know what’s typical for a baby and what’s not. If you’re in any doubt about the development of your As a child, whether it was just a thought or a relentless hunch like we did, I encourage you to voice your concerns to a professional and persist if your worries persist.
“If there’s a problem, it’s that you’re the parent who knew and put the baby first because you love him and want him to be well. If there’s no no problem is that you are the parent who was insecure and puts the baby first because you love him and want him to be well.No harm can come from to ask questions and seek professional support. I felt like I needed to share that!