No signs or symptoms
You hear all these stories of mothers that knew their child weren’t themselves but had to battle for doctors to listen to them. Well, what about when your child has no signs or symptoms that there are ill and the only reason you go to the hospital is due to her falling off a chair. Cancer is the scariest thing anyone could go through, especially when they are only two years of age. To hear that your baby has leukaemia, has got to be the hardest thing to hear.
Bella really struggled with chemotherapy and we spent month after month in the hospital. When one infection went, she seemed to catch another. At one point I thought this nightmare would never end. After 10 months of intensive chemotherapy which could be up to four doses of chemotherapy a day, Bella went in maintenance chemotherapy.