Sunday, September 27, 2015

A Visit to Children's Hospital of Shanghai

When we were in Shanghai two weeks ago, we discovered that one of our little Superkids was in the hospital. And had been in the hospital for a long time. We were very concerned about him and tried to get all the information that we could.

As we were preparing to head back to Shanghai for the weekend we decided to try to see if we could get into the hospital to see this sweet little boy. This is not normally allowed so we really didn't know if it would happen.


Keely talking to the surgeon on the phone.

As it ended up, Keely, Erin, and Gongzhan were able to go in and see him yesterday afternoon. Keely was even able to speak directly with his doctor which was a huge benefit! We were very excited to see him doing better than expected. He hopefully will not be in the hospital for much longer and will be able to join his family as expected in the next few months.

The PICU entrance.

Through the window of the room our little guy was in.

As we visited the hospital I couldn't help but think of all the little Shanghai Superkids who have been there. So many of the kids we see have been to this hospital. I'm so thankful for the opportunity to see where they have been and to be able to picture it now as I think of children and going there in the future.

The entrance we went in

The outside of the hospital.

This is an experience I wouldn't have missed for anything!

We are now in Taiwan. Mary Chapman was here waiting for us when we arrived. We are excited to see the children here tomorrow!